Robust Smallmouth, Nansenia ardesiaca Jordan & Thompson 1914


A Robust Smallmouth, Nansenia ardesiaca, from about 400 metres off Northwestern Australia. Source: Dianne J. Bray / Museum Victoria. License: CC BY Attribution


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Robust Smallmouth, Nansenia ardesiaca Jordan & Thompson 1914

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Distribution

Recorded in Australian waters from off Perth to off Broome, Western Australia, and north of  Cape York, Queensland to off Ulladulla, New South Wales. Found elsewhere in the tropical, Indo-west Pacific.

Species Citation

Nansenia ardesiaca Jordan, 1914, Mem. Carnegie Mus. 6(4): 210, pl. 24(2).
Type locality: depth 350 fathoms, Okinose, Sagami Bay, Japan.

Author

Dianne J. Bray

Robust Smallmouth, Nansenia ardesiaca Jordan & Thompson 1914

References


Hutchins, J.B. 2001. Checklist of the fishes of Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement 63: 9-50

Jordan, D.S. & Thompson, W.F. 1914. Record of the fishes obtained in Japan in 1911. Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum 6(4): 205-313 figs 1-87 pls 24-42

Kawaguchi, K. & Butler, J.L. 1984. Fishes of the genus Nansenia (Microstomatidae) with descriptions of seven new species. Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History Contributions in Science 352: 1-22 figs 1-22 PDF

Paxton, J.R., Gates, J.E., Bray, D.J. & Hoese, D.F. 2006. Microstomatidae. pp. 373-378 in Beesley, P.L. & Wells, A. (eds). Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35 Australia : ABRS & CSIRO Publishing Parts 1-3, 2178 pp.

Paxton, J.R., Hoese, D.F., Allen, G.R. & Hanley, J.E. (eds) 1989. Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Pisces: Petromyzontidae to Carangidae. Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service Vol. 7 665 pp.

Paxton, J.R. & Cohen, D.M. 1999. Families Argentinidae, Microstomatidae, Bathylagidae, Opisthoproctidae. pp. 1884-1887 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes. Rome : FAO Vol. 3 1397-2068pp.

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CAAB Code:37097004

Depth:200-1000 m

Habitat:Mesopelagic

Max Size:20 cm SL

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