Smallmouth Spiny Eel, Polyacanthonotus rissoanus (De Filippi & Verany 1857)


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Bray, D.J. 2017, Polyacanthonotus rissoanus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 24 Jun 2017, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/5319

Smallmouth Spiny Eel, Polyacanthonotus rissoanus (De Filippi & Verany 1857)

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Distribution

Known from the Norfolk Ridge (Tasman Sea), off New South Wales, and off Macquarie Island in the Southern Ocean, at depths of approx 1000-1470m.

Species Citation

Notacanthus rissoanus De Filippi & Verany 1857: Memorie / Reale accademia delle scienze di Torino (Ser. 2) 18: 190 [6]. Type locality: Nice, France, northwestern Mediterranean Sea.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2017

Smallmouth Spiny Eel, Polyacanthonotus rissoanus (De Filippi & Verany 1857)

References


De Filippi, F. & Verany, G.B. 1857. Sopra alcuni pesci nuovi o poco noti del Mediterraneo. Nota. Memorie / Reale accademia delle scienze di Torino (Ser. 2) 18: 187-199, 1 Pl.

Haedrich, R.L. & Merrett, N.R. 1988. Summary atlas of deep-living demersal fishes in the North Atlantic Basin. Journal of Natural History 22: 1325-1362.

Houston, K.A. & Haedrich, R.L. 1986. Food habits and intestinal parasites of deep demersal fishes from the upper continental slope east of Newfoundland, northwest Atlantic Ocean. Marine Biology 92: 563-574.

Isajlović, I., Piccinetti, C., Vrgoč, N. & Dulčić, J. 2009. First record of the smalltooth spiny eel, Polyacanthonotus rissoanus for the Adriatic Sea. Cybium 33(2): 169-170.

Stewart, A.L. & Struthers, C.D. 2015. 36 Family Notacanthidae (pp. 210-217) in: Roberts, C.D., Stewart, A.L. & Struthers, C.D. 2015. The Fishes of New Zealand. Wellington : Te Papa Press Vol. 2 pp. 1-576.

Sulak, K.J. 1986. Notacanthidae. pp. 599-603. In: Whitehead, P.J.P., Bauchot, M.-L., Hureau, J.-C. & Tortonese, E. (eds) Fishes of the North-eastern Atlantic and the Mediterranean. Paris : UNESCO Vol. 2 pp. 517-1007.

Sulak, K.J. 1986. Notacanthidae. pp. 195-196.In: Smith, M.M. & Heemstra, P.C. (eds) Smith's Sea Fishes. Johannesburg : Macmillan South Africa xx + 1047 pp. 144 pls.

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CAAB Code:37083004

Depth:1000-2500 m

Habitat:Benthopelagic

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