Oxeye Herring, Megalops cyprinoides Click to enlarge image
Oxeye Herring, Megalops cyprinoides. Source: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. Image: CSIRO.
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The map below shows the Australian distribution of the species based on public sightings and specimens in Australian Museums. Click on the map for detailed information. Source: Atlas of Living Australia.


  1. Hoese, D.F., Bray, D.J., Paxton, J.R. & G.R. Allen. 2006. Fishes. In Beesley, P.L. & A. Wells. (eds) Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35. ABRS & CSIRO Publishing: Australia. parts 1-3, pages 1-2178.