Island Sole, Aseraggodes bahamondei Randall & Meléndez 1987


Other Names: South Pacific Sole

An Island Sole, Aseraggodes bahamondei, from Easter Island. Source: John E. Randall / FishBase via EOL. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial


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Bray, D.J. 2019, Aseraggodes bahamondei in Fishes of Australia, accessed 18 Nov 2019, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/1004

Island Sole, Aseraggodes bahamondei Randall & Meléndez 1987

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Distribution

Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island in the Tasman Sea. Elsewhere the species occurs in southern Oceania (Kermadec Islands to Easter Island).Inhabits rocky and coarse, sandy substrates near rocky outcrops and boulder fields, as well as sand patches in shallow depressions on vertical rock walls.

Species Citation

Aseraggodes bahamondei Randall & Meléndez 1987, Occasional Papers of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum 27:99, figs 1-4. Type locality: off Mataveri O Tai near southern end of western coast, Easter Island, 20 feet. 

Author

Bray, D.J. 2019

Resources

Atlas of Living Australia

Island Sole, Aseraggodes bahamondei Randall & Meléndez 1987

References


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 (in part misidentified as Aseraggodes haackeanus

Francis, M. 1993. Checklist of the coastal fishes of Lord Howe, Norfolk, and Kermadec Islands, southwest Pacific Ocean. Pacific Science 47(2): 136-170 figs 1-2 

Francis, M.P. & Randall, J.E. 1993. Further additions to the fish faunas of Lord Howe and Norfolk Islands, southwest Pacific Ocean. Pacific Science 47(2): 118-135 figs 1-22 pls 1-4 

Francis, M. P., Worthington, C. J., Saul, P. & Clements, K.D. 1999. New and rare tropical and subtropical fishes from northern New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 33: 571-586.

Munroe, T.A. 2015.  242 Family Soleidae, pp. 1703-1704 in Roberts, C.D., Stewart, A.L. & Struthers, C.D. (eds) The Fishes of New Zealand. Wellington : Te Papa Press Vol. 4 pp. 1153-1748.


Munroe, T. 2016. Aseraggodes bahamondei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T69779611A69782052. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T69779611A69782052.en. Downloaded on 04 September 2019.

Randall, J.E. 2005. A review of soles of the genus Aseraggodes from the South Pacific, with descriptions of seven new species and a diagnosis of Synclidopus. Memoirs of Museum Victoria 62(2): 191-212 

Randall, J.E. & Meléndez C.R. 1987. A new sole of the genus Aseroggodes from Easter Island and Lord Howe Island, with comments of the validity of A. ramsaii. Occasional Papers of the Bernice P. Bishop Museum 27: 97-105 figs 1-4

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37462019

Conservation:IUCN Least Concern

Depth:2-110 m

Habitat:Sand, gravel bottoms

Max Size:20 cm TL

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