Celebration Whiptail, Spicomacrurus adelscotti (Iwamoto & Merrett 1997)


Hymenocephalus-adelscotti

Hymenocephalus-adelscotti. Source: Hymenocephalus-adelscotti. License:

Summary:
This species was previously known as Hymenocephalus adelscotti.

Cite this page as:
Bray, D.J. 2017, Spicomacrurus adelscotti in Fishes of Australia, accessed 25 Sep 2018, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/3783

Celebration Whiptail, Spicomacrurus adelscotti (Iwamoto & Merrett 1997)

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Distribution

Known from off Shark Bay (26°12´S) to off Rowley Shoals (17°42´S), WA, and north of Fiji.

Etymology

The specific name  aldescotti comes from a notably fine French ale. 

Author

Bray, D.J. 2017

Celebration Whiptail, Spicomacrurus adelscotti (Iwamoto & Merrett 1997)

References


Iwamoto, T., K.-T. Shao & H.-C. Ho.  2011. Elevation of Spicomacrurus (Gadiformes: Macrouridae) to generic status, with descriptions of two new species from the southwestern Pacific. Bulletin of Marine Science 87(3): 513-530. PDF

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37232081

Biology:Bioluminescent

Depth:680-690 m

Habitat:Benthopelagic

Max Size:16 cm TL

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