Typical Slopefish, Symphysanodon typus Bleeker 1878


Other Names: Insular Shelf Beauty, Insular Shelfbeauty

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Bray, D.J. 2019, Symphysanodon typus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 30 Jan 2020, http://136.154.202.208/Home/species/1759

Typical Slopefish, Symphysanodon typus Bleeker 1878

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Distribution

Off Townsville, Queensland. Elsewhere the species occurs in the tropical, west-central Pacific. Hovers above the bottom in depths of 50–440 m.

Species Citation

Symphysanodon typus Bleeker 1878,  Archives Néerlandaises des Sciences Naturelles 13: 61, pl. 3. Type locality: New Guinea.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2019

Resources

Atlas of Living Australia

Typical Slopefish, Symphysanodon typus Bleeker 1878

References


Anderson, W.D. Jr 1999. Family Symphysanodontidae. pp 2438-2441 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, T.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes. Rome : FAO Vol. 4 pp. 2069-2790.

Anderson, W.D., Jr & Springer, V. 2005. Review of the perciform fish genus Symphysanodon Bleeker (Symphysanodontidae), with descriptions of three new species, S. mona, S. parini, and S. rhax. Zootaxa 994: 1-44 

Bleeker, P. 1878. Quatrième mémoire sur la faune ichthyologique de la Nouvelle-Guinée. Archives Néerlandaises des Sciences Naturelles 13: 35-66 pls 2-3

Gloerfelt-Tarp, T. & Kailola, P.J. 1984. Trawled Fishes of Southern Indonesia and Northwest Australia. Jakarta : Dir. Gen. Fish. (Indonesia), German Tech. Coop., Aust. Dev. Ass. Bur. 406 pp.

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37346071

Depth:50-440 m

Habitat:Reef associated, benthopelagic

Max Size:17 cm SL

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