Smooth Handfish, Sympterichthys unipennis (Cuvier 1817)


A Smooth Handfish, Sympterichthys unipennis - MNHN A 4630, holotype, 43.8 mm SL, preserved specimen. Source: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial


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Dianne J. Bray, Sympterichthys unipennis in Fishes of Australia, accessed 15 Nov 2018, http://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/4324

Smooth Handfish, Sympterichthys unipennis (Cuvier 1817)

References


Edgar GJ, Stuart-Smith RD, Cooper A, Jacques M, Valentine J. 2016. New opportunities for conservation of handfishes. Biological Conservation (Family Brachionichthyidae) and other inconspicuous and threatened marine species through citizen science. Biological  ://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2016.07.028

Last, P.R. & Gledhill, D.C. 2009. A revision of the Australian handfishes (Lophiiformes: Brachionichthyidae), with descriptions of three new genera and nine new species. Zootaxa 2252: 1-77.

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CAAB Code:37209003

Depth:20-226 m

Habitat:Reef associated, soft bottoms

Native:Endemic

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