Denariusa australis

Denariusa australis, known commonly as the pennyfish, is a species of fish in the family Ambassidae, the Asiatic glassfishes. It is the only member of the monotypic genus Denariusa. It is native to Papua New Guinea and Australia. This species grows to a length of 4.5 centimetres (1.8 in) SL.[1]

Denariusa australis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Family: Ambassidae
Genus: Denariusa
Whitley, 1948
D. australis
Binomial name
Denariusa australis
(Steindachner, 1867)
  • Apogon australis Steindachner, 1867
  • Denariusa bandata Whitley, 1948


  1. Froese, Rainer and Pauly, Daniel, eds. (2012). "Denariusa australis" in FishBase. December 2012 version.

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