Lanceolate-tailed Bandfish, Owstonia hastata Smith-Vaniz & Johnson 2016


Other Names: Lanceolate-tail-fin Bandfish

Holotype of the Lanceolate-tailed Bandfish, Owstonia hastata, from E. of Dunk Island, Queensland, depth 260 m, NTM S.11779?002, 124 mm SL. Source: Sandra E. Raredon / Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial-ShareAlike


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Bray, D.J. 2017, Owstonia hastata in Fishes of Australia, accessed 19 Nov 2017, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/5291

Lanceolate-tailed Bandfish, Owstonia hastata Smith-Vaniz & Johnson 2016

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Distribution

East of Dunk Island, Queensland, depth 222-260 m.

Etymology

The specific name is from the Latin hastatus (spear-shaped), in allusion to the lanceolate caudal fin.

Species Citation

Owstonia hastata Smith-Vaniz & Johnson 2016, Zootaxa 4187(1): 59, fig. 31. Type locality: east of Dunk Island, Queensland, 260 m, 18°0'S, 147°4'E. 

Author

Bray, D.J. 2017

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Lanceolate-tailed Bandfish, Owstonia hastata Smith-Vaniz & Johnson 2016

References


Smith-Vaniz, W.F. & Johnson, G.D. 2016. Hidden diversity in deep-water bandfishes: review of Owstonia with descriptions of twenty-one new species (Teleostei: Cepolidae: Owstoniinae). Zootaxa 4187(1): 1–103

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37380012

Depth:228-260 m

Max Size:13.3 cm SL

Native:Endemic

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