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The following papers published in 2004 have used specimens from the Australian Museum fish collection.

  1. Allen, G.R. 2004. Kiunga bleheri, a new Blue-Eye (Pisces: Pseudomugilidae) from fresh waters of Papua New Guinea. Aqua. 8(2): 79-85.
  2. Allen, G.R. 2004. Pomacentrus aurifrons, a new species of damselfish (Pomacentridae) from Melanesia. Zootaxia 399: 1-7.
  3. Allen, G.R. 2004. Toxotes kimberleyensis, a new species of archerfish (Pisces: Toxotidae) from fresh waters of Western Australia. Records of the Australian Museum 56(2): 225-30.
  4. Allen. G.R. 2004. Two New Species of Gobiid Fishes (Lentipes and Stenogobius) from Fresh Waters of Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea. Fishes of Sahul. 18 (4): 87-96.
  5. Burridge, C.P. 2004. Cheilodactylus (Goniistius) francisi, a new species of morwong (Perciformes: Cirrhitoidea) from the south-west Pacific. Records of the Australian Museum 56(2): 231-34.
  6. Casey, S.P. et al 2004 The origin and evolution of seahorses (genus Hippocampus): a phylogenetic study using the cytochrome b gene of mitochondrial DNA. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 30: 261-272.
  7. Chanet, B., Chapleau, F., & M. Desoutter. 2004. Os et ligaments intermusculaires chez les poissons plats [teleostei: pleuronectiformes] interpretations phylogenetiques. Cybium 28(1): 9-14.
  8. Clements, K.D, Alfaro, M.E., Fessler, J.L. & M.W.Westneat. 2004. Relationships of the temperate Australiasian labrid fish tribe Odacini (Perciformes: Teleostei). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 32: 575-587.
  9. Craig, M.T. & P.A. Hastings. 2004. Notes on the Systematics of the Crestfish Genus Lophotus (Lampridiformes: Lophotidae), with a New Record from California. Southern California Academy of Sciences Bulletin. 103(2): 57-65.
  10. Francis, M.P., Smith, P.J., Walsh, C. & M.F. Gomon. 2004. First records of the Australian blenny, Omobranchus anolius, from New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research. 38: 671-679.
  11. Ghasemzadeh, J., Ivantsoff, W. & Aarn. 2004. Historical overview of mugilid systematics, with description of Paramugil (Teleostei: Mugiliformes: Mugilidae), new genus. Aqua, vol.8 no.1: 9-22.
  12. Gill, A.C. 2004. Revision of the Indo-Pacific dottyback fish subfamily Pseudochrominae (Perciformes: Pseudochromidae). Smithiana Monograph 1: iii + 1-214.
  13. Gill, A.C. & G.R. Allen. 2004. Pseudochromis lugubris and P. tonozukai, two new dottyback fish species from the Indo-Australian Archipeligo (Perciformes: Pseudochromidae: Pseudochrominae). Zootaxa. 604:1-12.
  14. Gill, A.C. & A.J. Edwards, 2004. Revision of the Indian Ocean Dottyback Fish Genera Chlidichthys and Pectinochromis (Perciformes: Pseudochromidae: Pseudoplesiopinae) Smithiana Bulletin 3. Pp. 46.
  15. Gill, A.G. & D.F. Hoese. 2004. Three new Australian species of the fish genus Xenisthmus (Gobioidei: Xenisthmidae). Records of the Australian Museum 56(2): 241-46.
  16. Gill, A.G. & S.L. Jewett. 2004. Eviota hoesei and E. readerae, new species of fish from the south-west Pacific, with comments on the identity of E. corneliae Fricke (Perciformes: Gobiidae). Records of the Australian Museum 56(2): 235-40.
  17. Gomon, M.F. 2004. Two new species of roughy (Trachichthyidae: Optivus) from coastal waters of southern Australia. Records of the Australian Museum 56(2): 173-78.
  18. Gomon, M.F. & T. Sato. 2004. A new cucumberfish (Paraulopidae) of the Paraulopus nigripinnis complex from central eastern Australia. Records of the Australian Museum 56(2): 195-99.
  19. Grant, S. 2004. The striped catfishes of the genus Mystus Scopoli, 1777 (Siluriformes: Bagridae). The Journal of the Catfish Study Group. 5(2): 5-17.
  20. Greenfield, D.W. & Niesz, S. 2004. Gorgasia thamani, a New Species of Garden Eel from Fiji (Teleostei: Congridae: Heterocongrinae). Proceedings of the Californian Academy of Sciences. 55(17): 373-376.
  21. Greenfield, D.W. & J.E. Randall. 2004. The marine gobies of the Hawaiian Islands. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences. 55(27): 498-549.
  22. Greenfield, D.W. & W.L. Smith. 2004. Allenbatrachus meridionalis, a New Toadfish (Batrachoididae) from Madagascar and Reunion. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences. 55(30): 568-572.
  23. Hay, A.C., Leis, J.M. & Miskiewicz A.G. 2004. Aulopidae Hime purpurissatus (Richardson, 1843) Sergeant Baker. Australian Museum Larval Fishes Website. http://www.amonline.net.au/larval_fishes/descriptions/hime-purpurissatus.htm.
  24. Hay, A.C., Leis, J.M. & Miskiewicz A.G. 2004. Aulopidae Hime curtirostris (Thomson, 1967) Short Snout Aulopus. Australian Museum Larval Fishes Website. http://www.amonline.net.au/larval_fishes/descriptions/hime-curtirostris.htm.
  25. Hoese, D.F. & H.K. Larson. 2004. Description of a new species of Cryptocentrus (Teleostei: Gobiidae) from northern Australia, with comments on the genus. The Beagle, Records of the Museums & Art Galleries of the Northern Territory. 20:167-174.
  26. Holcroft, N.I., 2004. A molecular test of alternative hypotheses of tetraodontiform (Acanthomorpha: Tetraodontiformes) sister group relationshipsusing data from the RAGI gene. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 32: 749-760.
  27. Hutchins, B. & S. Morrison. 2004. Five new fish species of the genus Alabes (Gobiesocidae: Cheilobranchinae). Records of the Australian Museum 56(2): 147-58.
  28. Johnson, J.W. 2004. Two new species and two new records of aploactinid fishes (Pisces: Scorpaeniformes) from Australia. Records of the Australian Museum 56(2): 179-88.
  29. Kailola, P.J. 2004. A phylogenetic exploration of the catfish family Ariidae (Otophysi: Siluriformes). The Beagle, Records of the Museums & Art Galleries of the Northern Territory. 20: 87-166.
  30. Klanten, S.O., van Herwerden, L., Choat, J.H. & D. Blair. 2004. Patterns of lineage diversification in the genus Naso (Acanthuridae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 32: 221-235.
  31. Kuiter, R.H. 2004. A new pygmy pipehorse (Pisces: Syngnathidae: Idiotropiscis) from eastern Australia. Records of the Australian Museum 56(2): 163-65.
  32. Kuiter, R.H. 2004. Description of a new species of butterflyfish, Roa australis, from north-western Australia (Pisces: Perciformes: Chaetodontidae). Records of the Australian Museum 56(2): 167-71.
  33. Larson, H.K & T. Takita. 2004. Two new species of Periophthalmus (Teleostei: Gobiidae: Oxudercinae) from northern Australia, and a re-diagnosis of Periophthalmus novaeguineaensis. The Beagle, Records of the Museums & Art Galleries of the Northern Territory. 20:175-185.
  34. Leis, J.M. 2004. Vertical distribution behaviour and its spatial variation in late-stage larvae of coral-reef fishes during the day. Marine and Freshwater Behaviour and Physiology. 37(2): 65-88.
  35. Leis, J.M. and B.M. Carson-Ewart. (editors). 2004. The larvae of Indo-Pacific coastal fishes. An identification guide to marine fish larvae. (Fauna Malesiana Handbooks 2). Soft cover edition. E.J. Brill, Leiden. Pp. 870.
  36. Leis, J.M. and A.C. Hay. 2004. Larval development of Achoerodus viridis (Pisces: Labridae), the Australian Eastern Blue Groper. Ichthyological Research. 51(1): 46-51.
  37. Leis, J.M. & A.C. Hay. 2004. Labridae Achoerodus viridis (Steindachner, 1866) Eastern Blue Groper. Australian Museum Larval Fishes Website, http://www.amonline.net.au/larval_fishes/descriptions/achoerodus-viridis.htm.
  38. Leis, J.M., A.C. Hay and A.G. Miskiewicz. 2004. Larval development of the rare Australian aploactinid fish Matsubarichthys inusitatus (Pisces: Scorpaeniformes). Zoological Studies 43(3): 580-588.
  39. Leis, J.M., A.C. Hay & A.G. Miskiewicz. 2004. Aploactinidae Matsubarichthys inusitatus Poss and Johnson, 1991. Matsubara's Velvetfish. Australian Museum Larval Fishes Website. http://amonline.net.au/larval_fishes/descriptions/matsubarichthys-inusitatus.htm.
  40. Mabuchi, K., Nakabo, T., & M. Nishida. 2004. Molecular phylogeny of the antitropical genus Pseudolabrus (Perciformes: Labridae): evidence for a Southern Hemisphere origin. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 32: 375-382.
  41. Matsuura, K. & T. Yoshino. 2004. A new triggerfish of the genus Abalistes (Tetradontiformes: Balistidae) from the western Pacific. Records of the Australian Museum 56(2): 247-58.
  42. Mooi, R.D. & A.C. Gill. 2004. Notograptidae, sister to Acanthoplesiops Regan (Teleostei: Plesiopidae: Acanthoclininae), with comments on biogeography, diet and morphological convergence with Congrogadinae (Teleostei: Pseudochromidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 141(2): 179-205.
  43. Moller, P.R. Schwarzhans, W & J. Nelson. 2004. Review of the American Dinematichthyini (Teleostei: Bythitidae). Part 1. Dinematichthys, Gunterichthys, Typhliasina and two new genera. Aqua, International Journal of Ichthyology 8 (4): 141-192.
  44. Motomura, H. 2004. A summary of the history and current status of the fish collection at the Australian Museum, with examples of collection management procedures. Taxa (Proceedings of the Japanese Society of Systematic Zoology), 17: 16-26. (in Japanese, English abstract).
  45. Motomura, H. 2004. Family Polynemidae Rafinesque 1815 - threadfins. California Academy of Sciences. Annotated Checklists of Fishes No. 32. Pp. 18.
  46. Motomura, H. 2004. New species of Scorpionfish, Scorpaena cocosensis (Scorpaeniformes:Scorpaenidae) from the Cocos Islands, Costa Rica, Eastern Pacific Ocean. Copeia. 4: 818-824.
  47. Motomura, H. 2004. Revision of the scorpionfish genus Neosebastes (Scorpaeniformes: Neosebastidae) with descriptions of five new species. Indo-Pacific Fishes, 37: 1-76.
  48. Motomura, H., 2004. Scorpaenopsis insperatus: A new species of Scorpionfish from Sydney Harbour, New South Wales, Australia (Scorpaeniformes: Scorpaenidae). Copeia. 3: 546-550.
  49. Motomura, H. 2004. Threadfins of the world (family Polynemidae). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of polynemid species known to date. FAO Species Catalogue for Fishery Purposes No. 3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome. vii + 117 pp., 151 figs., 6 pls.
  50. Motomura, H., Yoshino, T. & N. Takamura. 2004. Review of the scorpionfish genus Scorpaenopsis (scorpaeniformes: Scorpaenidae) in Japanese waters with three new records and an assessment of standard Japanese names. Japanese Journal of Ichthyology. 51(2): 89-115.
  51. Munroe, T.A. & S.B. Menke. 2004. Two new soleid flatfishes (Pleuronectiformes: Soleidae: Soleichthys) from Australian waters, with a re-description of Soleichthys microcephalus (Günther). Records of the Australian Museum. 56(2): 189-94.
  52. Neilsen, J.G., Schwarzhans, W. & P.R. Moller. 2004 Reassignment of Melodichthys paxtoni to the genus Fiordichthys (Teleostei, Bythitidae). Cybium. 28(1): 37-41.
  53. Orrell, T.M. & Carpenter, K.E. 2004. A phylogeny of the fish family Sparidae (porgies) inferred from mitochondrial sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 32: 425-434
  54. Page, T.J., Sharma, S. & J.M. Hughes. 2004. Deep phylogenetic structure has conservation implications for ornate rainbowfish (Melanotaeniidae: Rhadinocentrus ornatus) in Queensland, eastern Australia. Marine and Freshwater Research. 55(2): 165-172.
  55. Paxton, J.R. & G.D. Johnson. 2004. Families Rondeletiidae, Barbourisiidae, Mirapinnidae, Cetomimidae, Megalomycteridae. in W. Richards (ed.), Larvae of West Central Atlantic Fishes: An Identification Guide to Ichthyoplankton. url: www4.cookman.edu/noaa/Ichthyoplankton/BARBOURISIIDAE.pdf; hard copy in press.
  56. Pietsch, T.W. 2004. A new species of the anglerfish genus Lophiocharon Whitley (Lophiiformes: Antennariidae) from Australia waters. Records of the Australian Museum 56(2): 159-62.
  57. Randall. J.E. 2004. Five new shrimp gobies of the genus Amblyeleotris from islands of Oceania. Aqua. 8(2): 61-78.
  58. Randall, J.E. 2004. Revision of the Goatfish Genus Parupeneus (Perciformes: Mullidae), with Description of Two New Species. Indo-Pacific Fishes. 36: 1-64. Pl I-XVI.
  59. Randall, J.E. & J.L. Earle. 2004. Novaculoides, a new genus for the Indo-Pacific labrid fish Novaculichthys macrolepidotus. Aqua vol.8 no.1, 37-43.
  60. Randall, J.E. & Greenfield, D.W. 2004. Two new scorpionfishes (Scorpaenidae) from the South Pacific. Proceedings of the Californian Academy of Sciences. 55(19): 384-394.
  61. Sakai, K. & T. Nakabo. 2004. Two new species of Kyphosus (Kyphosidae) and a taxonomic review of Kyphosus bigibbus Lacepede from the Indo-Pacific. Ichthyological Research, 51(1):20-32.
  62. Smith, Wm.L. & W.C. Wheeler. 2004. Polyphyly of the mail-cheeked fishes (Teleostei: Scorpaeniformes): evidence from mitochondrial and nuclear sequence data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 32: 627-646.
  63. Smith-Vaniz, W.F. 2004. Descriptions of six new species of jawfishes (Opistognathidae: Opistognathus) from Australia. Records of the Australian Museum 56(2): 209-24.
  64. Sparks, J.S. & P.V. Dunlap. 2004. A Clade of Non-Sexually Dimorphic Ponyfishes (Teleostei: Perciformes: Leiognathidae): Phylogeny, Taxonomy, and Description of a New Species. American Museum Novitates. No. 3459, Pp 21.
  65. Sparks, J.S. & W.L. Smith. 2004. Phylogeny and biogeography of the Malagasy and Australasian rainbowfishes (Teleostei: Melanotaeniodei): Gondwanan vicariance and evolution in freshwater. Molecular Phylogenetics and evolution. 33: 719-734.
  66. Springer, V.G. & Johnson, G.D. 2004. Study of the dorsal gill-arch musculature of teleostome fishes, with special reference to the actinopterygii. Bulletin of the Biological Society of Washington. Vol. 1 - text, vol. 2 - plates.
  67. Teske P.R., Cherry, M.I. & C.A. Matthee 2004. The evolutionary history of seahorses (Syngnathidae: Hippocampus): molecular data suggest a West Pacific origin and two invasions of the Atlantic Ocean. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 30: 273-286.
  68. Thacker, C. 2004. Phylogeny and species boundaries in the Gobiid genus Gnatholepis (Teleostei: Perciformes). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 142: 573-582.
  69. Torii, A., Javonillo, R. & T. Ozawa. 2004. Reexamination of Bregmaceros lanceolatus Shen, 1960 with description of a new species Bregmaceros pseudolanceolatus (Gadiformes:Bregmacerotidae). Ichthyological Research. 51(2):106-112.
  70. Walsh, F.M. & J.E. Randall. 2004. Thalassoma jansenii x T. quinquevittatum and T. nigrofasciatum x T. quinquevittatum, hybrid labrid fishes from Indonesia and the Coral Sea. Aqua, Journal of Ichthyology and Aquatic Biology. 9(2): 69-74.
  71. Watanabe, S., Aoyama, J. & K. Tsukamoto. 2004. Reexamination of Ege's (1939) use of Taxonomic Characters of the Genus Anguilla. Bulletin of Marine Science. 74(2): 337-351.
  72. Watson, W. & H.J. Walker Jr. 2004. The world's smallest vertebrate, Schindleria brevipinguis, a new paedomorphic species in the family Schinderliidae (Perciformes: Gobioidae). Records of the Australian Museum 56(2): 139-42.
  73. Williams, A., Begg, G., Marriott, R., Garrett, R., McPherson, G., Sumpton, W., Larson, W., Griffiths, S. & J. Lloyd. 2004. National Oceans Office. Description of Key Species Groups in the Northern Planning Area. National Oceans Office, Hobart, Australia. Pp. 320.
  74. Winterbottom, R. 2004, Three new species of Trimma (Pisces: Gobiidae) from the central, western and south Pacific. Auaa. 9(1): 7-16.
  75. Yamanoue, Y. and K. Matsuura. 2004. A review of the genus Malakichthys Döderlein (Perciformes: Acropomatidae) with the description of a new species. Journal of Fish Biology. 65: 511-529.
  76. Zidowitz, H., Fock, H.O., Pusch, C. & H. Von Westernhagen. 2004. A first record of Isistius plutodus in the north-eastern Atlantic. Journal of Fish Biology. 64: 1430-1434.