Lord Howe Threefin, Enneapterygius howensis Fricke 1997

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Bray, D.J. 2018, Enneapterygius howensis in Fishes of Australia, accessed 21 Nov 2019, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/1127

Lord Howe Threefin, Enneapterygius howensis Fricke 1997

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Elsewhere the species occurs in New Caledonia.

Species Citation

Enneapterygius howensis Fricke 1997, Theses Zoologicae 29: 224, fig. 42. Type locality: south end of middle beach, Lord Howe Island [31°32'S, 159°04'E]. 


Bray, D.J. 2018


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Lord Howe Threefin, Enneapterygius howensis Fricke 1997


Allen, G.R., Hoese, D.F., Paxton, J.R., Randall, J.E., Russell, B.C., Starck, W.A., Talbot, F.H. & Whitley, G.P. 1976. Annotated checklist of the fishes of Lord Howe Island. Records of the Australian Museum 30(15): 365-454 figs 1-2 (as Tripterygiid sp.)

Fricke, R 1997. Tripterygiid fishes of the western and central Pacific, with descriptions of 15 new species, including an annotated checklist of world Tripterygiidae (Teleostei). Theses Zoologicae 29: 1-607 figs 1-110 

Fricke, R. 1994. Tripterygiid fishes of Australia, New Zealand and the Southwest Pacific Ocean, with descriptions of 2 new genera and 16 species (Teleostei). Theses Zoologicae 24: 1-585 figs 1-130 (as Enneapterygius hemimelas, colour phase IV)

Waite, E.R. 1904. Additions to the fish-fauna of Lord Howe Island. No. 4. Records of the Australian Museum 5(3): 135-186 fig. 32 pls 17-24 (as Tripterygion rufopileum, in part)

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CAAB Code:37415040

Habitat:Reef associated

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