Southern Deepsea Smelt, Bathylagichthys australis Kobyliansky 1990



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Bray, D.J. 2018, Bathylagichthys australis in Fishes of Australia, accessed 12 Dec 2018, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/3003

Southern Deepsea Smelt, Bathylagichthys australis Kobyliansky 1990

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Distribution

East of Tathra, New South Wales, to east of Cape Barren Island, Tasmania; also Tasman Sea and Southern Ocean outside AUS EEZ - Kerguelen Islands and likely around Heard and MacDonald Islands. Elsewhere the species occurs in the temperate, south Indo-Pacific.

Etymology

The species is named australis in reference to its occurrence in the waters of the Southern Hemisphere.

Species Citation

Bathylagichthys australis Kobyliansky 1990, Voprosy Ikhtiologii 30(4): 539, Fig. 3.  Type locality: Southwestern Pacific, 44°50'S, 134°46'W, depth 200-0 m.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2018

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Southern Deepsea Smelt, Bathylagichthys australis Kobyliansky 1990

References


Flynn, A.J. & Pogonoski, J.J. 2012. Guide to mesopelagic fishes of the southern Tasman Sea. Hobart, Australia : CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research i-v + 221 pp. 

Gomon, M.F. 2008. Family Microstomatidae. pp. 199-201 in Gomon, M.F., Bray, D.J. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast. Sydney : Reed New Holland 928 pp. 

Gon, O. & Stewart, A.L. 2014. A new species of the genus Bathylagichthys (Pisces, Bathylagidae) from New Zealand. Zootaxa 3884(4): 371-378 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3884.4.6  Abstract

Kobyliansky, S.G. 1990. Two new species of the genus Bathylagichthys Kobyliansky (Bathylagidae, Salmoniformes) from Southern Hemisphere subpolar waters. Voprosy Ikhtiologii 30(4): 537-542 (In Russian)

Kobylyanskiy, S.G. 1990. Two new species of the genus Bathylagichthys Kobyliansky (Bathylagidae, Salmoniformes) from Southern Hemisphere subpolar waters. Journal of Ichthyology 30(5): 21-27.

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37098003

Depth:0-400 m

Habitat:Mesopelagic

Max Size:21 cm SL

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