Animalia > Chordata > Actinopterygii > Perciformes > Pseudaphritidae > Pseudaphritis > Pseudaphritis urvillii

Pseudaphritis urvillii (Congolli; Tupong)

Synonyms: Aphritis urvillii; Eleginus bursinus; Pseudaphritis bursinus; Pseudaphritis urvillei
Language: German; Mandarin Chinese

Wikipedia Abstract

Pseudaphritis urvillii is the only species of fish in the family Pseudaphritidae and the genus Pseudaphritis. It is known also as the catadromous icefish, the tupong or even more commonly as the congolli.
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Migration [1]  Catadromous

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Lavinia Nature Reserve State Reserve II 17390 Tasmania, Australia    

Prey / Diet

Paracorophium excavatum[2]
Pseudaphritis urvillii (Congolli)[2]


Pseudaphritis urvillii (Congolli)[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Melbourne Museum


Australia; Australian; Oceania - Inland waters; Oceania: southeast Australia, including Tasmania.;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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