Environmental Biology of Fishes

, Volume 50, Issue 2, pp 201–202

Threatened fishes of the world: Lepidogalaxias salamandroides Mees, 1961 (Lepidogalaxiidae)

  • Tim M. Berra
  • Bradley J. Pusey


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tim M. Berra
    • 1
  • Bradley J. Pusey
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of ZoologyOhio State UniversityMansfieldU.S.A
  2. 2.Centre for Catchment and In-Stream ResearchGriffith UniversityNathanAustralia

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