Endangered Fish of Australia
Show fishes in Australia with profiles available.
Show all fishes of concern in Australia.
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Common Name Range ***
Adamson's Grunter Papua New Guinea
Arthurs Paragalaxias Australia (Tasmania)
Australian Grayling Australia
Banded Eagle Ray Australia
Banded Wobbegong Australia
Baramundi Cod Australia
Barred Galaxias Australia
Basking Shark Australia
Bentfin Devil Ray Australia
Bigeye Tuna Australia
Bizant River Shark Australia
Black Cod Australia, New Zealand
Black Mogurnda Papua New Guinea
Black-blotched Stingray Australia
Blacksaddled Coral Grouper Australia
Blackspot Shark Australia, Papua New Guinea
Blackspot Tuskfish Australia
Blotched Mogurnda Papua New Guinea
Bluegray Carpetshark Australia
Bowmouth Guitarfish Australia
Brindle Bass Australia
Bronze Whaler Australia
Brown Stingray Australia
Brown-marbled Grouper Australia
Brown-reticulate Stingray Australia, Papua New Guinea
Brown-spotted Catshark Australia, Papua New Guinea
Bumphead Parrotfish Australia
Cairns Rainbowfish Australia
Camouflage Grouper Australia
Canterbury Mudfish New Zealand
Cape Shark Australia
Chathams Galaxias New Zealand
Clarence Galaxias Australia
Clarence River Cod Australia
Clubnose Guitarfish Australia
Coastal Stingaree Australia
Common Sawfish Australia
Common Seadragon Australia
Common Seahorse Australia
Common Shovelnose Ray Australia
Coral Catshark Papua New Guinea
Coral Trout Australia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Cyrano Spurdog Vanuatu
Dalhousie Goby Australia
Dalhousie Hardyhead Australia
Darling River Hardyhead Australia
Dasyatis fluviorum Australia, Papua New Guinea
Deepwater Spiny Dogfish Australia
Devil Fish Australia
Draughtboard Shark Australia
Dumb Gulper Shark Australia (New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria)
Dwarf Galaxias Australia
Dwarf Inanga New Zealand
Dwarf Sawfish Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia)
Eastern Angel Shark Australia
Eastern Longnose Spurdog Australia
Eastern Sawshark Australia
Eastern Shovelnose Stingaree Australia
Edgbaston Goby Australia
Elizabeth Springs Goby Australia
Estuary Cod Australia
Flat-faced Seahorse Australia
Flat-headed Galaxias Australia
Fossil Shark Australia
Freycinet's Epaulette Shark Papua New Guinea
Frilled Shark Australia, New Zealand
Galapagos Shark Australia
Giant Freshwater Stingray Australia
Giant Kokopu New Zealand
Giant Wrasse Australia
Glass Blue-eye Papua New Guinea
Glauerts Seadragon Australia
Glovers Hardyhead Australia
Gray Nurse Shark Australia
Great Stingaree Australia
Great White Shark Australia
Greenback Stingaree Australia
Grey Bamboo Shark Papua New Guinea
Hammerhead Shark Australia
Hardnose Shark Australia, Papua New Guinea
Hedgehog Seahorse Australia (Queensland)
Highfin Coral Grouper Australia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Honey Blue-eye Australia
Hooded Carpet Shark Papua New Guinea
Japanese Devilray Australia
Kapala Stingaree Australia
Knifetooth Sawfish Australia, Papua New Guinea
Kutubu Hardyhead Papua New Guinea
Kutubu Tandan Papua New Guinea
Lake Eacham Rainbowfish Australia
Lake Kutubu Rainbowfish Papua New Guinea
Lake Wanam Rainbowfish Papua New Guinea
Largetooth Sawfish Australia
Liver-oil Shark Australia
Longfin Mako Australia
Malabar Grouper Australia
Mandarin Shark Australia, New Zealand, Vanuatu
Maugean Skate Australia (Tasmania)
Murray Cod Australia
Murray Hardyhead Australia (New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria)
Narrowsnout Sawfish Australia (New South Wales, Queensland)
New Caledonia Catshark New Caledonia
New Guinea River Shark Australia
Non-parasitic Lamprey Australia
Northern Draughtboard Shark Australia
Oceanic Whitetip Shark Australia
Ogilby's Ghostshark Australia
Oktedi Rainbowfish Papua New Guinea
One-finned Shark Australia
Ornate Eagle Ray Australia (Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia)
Oxleyan Pygmy Perch Australia
Papuan Epaulette Shark Papua New Guinea
Pedder Galaxias Australia (Tasmania)
Plunket's Dogfish Australia, New Zealand
Polkadot Cod Australia
Porcupine Ray Australia
Portuguese Dogfish Australia
Prickly Shark Australia, New Zealand
Purple Eagle Ray Australia (Queensland)
Pygmy Devilray Australia
Red-finned Blue-eye Australia (Queensland)
Saddled Galaxias Australia
Sharpnose Guitarfish Australia, Papua New Guinea
Sharptooth Lemon Shark, Sicklefin Lemon Shark Australia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu
Shortjawed Kokopu New Zealand
Silver Perch Australia
Slender Hammerhead Australia
Smooth Skate New Zealand
Smoothnose Wedgefish Australia
Southern Bluefin Tuna Australia
Speartooth Shark Australia, Papua New Guinea
Spotted Eagle Ray Australia
Spotted Handfish Australia
Spotted Shovelnose Ray Australia
Spotted Wobbegong Australia
Striped Mogurnda Papua New Guinea
Surge Grouper Australia
Swan Galaxias Australia
Tarndale Bully New Zealand
Tasselled Wobbegong Australia, Papua New Guinea
Tawny Nurse Shark Australia
Tiger Cod Australia
Trout Cod Australia
Variagated Pygmy Perch Australia
Variegated Mogurnda Papua New Guinea
Whale Shark Australia
White-spotted Guitarfish Australia (Queensland)
Whitecheek Shark Australia
Whitish Catshark Australia
Yarra Pygmy Perch Australia
Yellowback Stingaree Australia
Zebra Shark Australia

**What fishes are listed here?:

The Australia section of this site lists the folllowing fishes appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Fishes that dwell in or migrate to any region found on the Australian continent and any nearby islands.
  • Fishes that dwell in or travel to New Zealand and any nearby islands.
  • Fishes that dwell in Papua New Guinea and nearby islands (east of Indonesia).

This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.

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