Busakhin's Beardfish, Polymixia busakhini Kotlyar 1992


Busakhin's Beardfish, Polymixia busakhini. Source: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial


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Busakhin's Beardfish, Polymixia busakhini Kotlyar 1992

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Distribution

Off Shark Bay to off the Northwest Shelf, Western Australia, and north Queensland, to off Wattamolla, New South Wales. Elsewhere the species occurs in the subtropical, southern Indo-west Pacific.

Features

Dorsal fin V, 33-36; Anal fin IV, 15-16; Vertebrae 29.

Fisheries

Taken as bycatch in commercial trawls.

Species Citation

Polymixia busakhini Kotlyar 1992, Voprosy Ikhtiologii 32(6): 22. Type locality: Western Indian Ocean, depth 650-660 m. [33°04´S, 43°52´E]. 

Author

Bray, D.J. 2017

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Busakhin's Beardfish, Polymixia busakhini Kotlyar 1992

References


Kotlyar, A.N. 1992. A new species of the genus Polymixia from the submarine Kyushu-Palau Ridge, and notes on other representatives of the genus (Polymixiidae, Beryciformes). Voprosy Ikhtiologii 32(6): 11-26 (in Russian; English translation in Journal of Ichthyology 1993, 33(3): 30–49.)

Kotlyar, A.N. 1993. Beryciform fishes from the western Indian Ocean collected in cruise of R/V "Vityaz". Trudy Instituta Okeanologii Imeni P.P. Shirshova = Transactions of the P.P. Shirshov Institute of Oceanology 128: 179-198.

Roberts, C.D. 201. 95 Family Polymixiidae, pp. 698-700, in Roberts, C.D., Stewart, A.L. & Struthers, C.D. The Fishes of New Zealand. Wellington : Te Papa Press Vol. 3 pp. 577-1152.

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CAAB Code:37253002

Depth:260-800 m

Max Size:21 cm SL

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