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australis, Geotria Gray [J. E.] 1851:142, Pl. 1 (fig. 3), Pl. 2 [List of the specimens of fish in the collection of the British Museum.; ref. 4939] Inkar Pinki [= Onkaparinga] River, south of Adelaide, South Australia [apparently not Hobson Bay, Victoria]. Holotype (unique): BMNH 1851.7.11.1. Also in Gray 1853 [for 1851]:235, 239, Pl. 5 [ref. 1886]. •Valid as Geotria australis Gray 1851 -- (Cadwallader & Backhouse 1983:50 [ref. 25473], Paxton et al. 1989:23 [ref. 12442], Paulin et al. 1989:9 [ref. 24556], Pequeño 1989:5 [ref. 14125], Fernholm 1990:79 [ref. 21677], Miller 1993:463 [ref. 21297], Ruiz & Berra 1994:14 [ref. 21384], Gomon et al. 1994:82 [ref. 22532], Potter in McDowall 1996:36 [ref. 22909], Chilcott & Humphries 1996:145 [ref. 25528], Morgan et al. 1998:32 [ref. 24611], Dyer 2000:84 [ref. 26678], Yamazaki & Goto 2000:8 [ref. 24514], Hutchins 2001:13 [ref. 25847], Allen et al. 2002:50 [ref. 25930], Kullander & Fernholm in Reis et al. 2003:11 [ref. 27061], Hammer & Walker 2004:88 [ref. 28129], Paxton et al. 2006:43 [ref. 28994], Gomon 2008:28 [ref. 30616], Lang et al. 2009:43 [ref. 31599], Renaud 2011:16 [ref. 31770], Hammer et al. 2012:63 [ref. 32389], McDowall & Stewart 2015:36 [ref. 34213], Reis et al. 2016:18 [ref. 34496], Nión et al. 2016:19 [ref. 35565], Kuiter 2018:9 [ref. 36369]). Current status: Valid as Geotria australis Gray 1851. Geotriidae. Distribution: Southern Hemisphere: southern Australia, New Zealand, South America, Falkland Islands, and South Georgia; ascends rivers to spawn. Habitat: freshwater, brackish, marine.