Smooth Gurnard, Lepidotrigla russelli Del Cerro & Lloris 1995


A Smooth Gurnard, Lepidotrigla russelli. Source: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. License: CC by Attribution-Noncommercial


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Smooth Gurnard, Lepidotrigla russelli Del Cerro & Lloris 1995

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Distribution

Northwest Shelf, Western Australia, to off Weipa in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland. Elsewhere the species occurs in Papua New Guinea and West Papua, Inodnesia.

Etymology

The species is named russelli after Dr Barry C. Russell, (former) Director of Research and Collections at NTM.

Species Citation

Lepidotrigla russelli del Cerro & Lloris 1995, The Beagle 12:  178. Type locality: north-east of Goulburn Island, Northern Territory, depth 55 m. 

Author

Bray, D.J. 2018

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Smooth Gurnard, Lepidotrigla russelli Del Cerro & Lloris 1995

References


del Cerro, L. & Lloris, D. 1995. A new species of Lepidotrigla (Scorpaeniformes: Triglidae) from the waters off northern Australia. The Beagle, Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 12: 177-184 figs 1-5 See ref at BHL

del Cerro, L. & Lloris, D. 1997. A new species of Lepidotrigla (Scorpaeniformes, Triglidae) from the waters off Queensland (Australia). Scientia Marina 61(1): 45-52 figs 1-5 

Larson, H.K., Williams, R.S. & Hammer, M.P. 2013. An annotated checklist of the fishes of the Northern Territory, Australia. Zootaxa 3696(1): 1-293 

Russell, B.C. & Houston, W. 1989. Offshore fishes of the Arafura Sea. The Beagle, Records of the Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory 6(1): 69-84 

Sainsbury, K.J., Kailola, P.J. & Leyland, G.G. 1984. Continental Shelf Fishes of Northern and North-Western Australia. Canberra : Fisheries Information Service 375 pp. figs & pls.

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CAAB Code:37288016

Depth:35-140 m

Max Size:19 cm TL

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