Smallscale Sawbelly, Hoplostethus melanopus (Weber 1913)


Other Names: Smallscale Slimehead

A Smallscale Sawbelly, Hoplostethus melanopus, AMS I.20485-009, from E Broken Bay, New South Wales, December 1977, depth 730-750 m, K77-23-06. Source: Ken Graham / iNaturalist.org. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial


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Bray, D.J. 2022, Hoplostethus melanopus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 17 Jun 2024, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/3733

Smallscale Sawbelly, Hoplostethus melanopus (Weber 1913)

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Distribution

North of Melville Island, Northern Territory, and north-east of Hinchinbrook Island, Queensland, to off Sydney, New South Wales. Elsewhere the species occurs in the east-Atlantic-Indo-west Pacific.

Species Citation

Leiogaster melanopus Weber 1913, Sitzungsberichte der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 57: 180, pl. 9, fig. 7. Type locality: Halmahera Sea, Indonesia, 1°10'S, 130°9'E, Siboga station 161, depth 798 m.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2022

Resources

Atlas of Living Australia

Smallscale Sawbelly, Hoplostethus melanopus (Weber 1913)

References


Larson, H.K., Williams, R.S. & Hammer, M.P. 2013. An annotated checklist of the fishes of the Northern Territory, Australia. Zootaxa 3696(1): 1-293 

Weber, M. 1913. Die Fische der Siboga-Expedition. Sitzungsberichte der Akademie der Wissenschaften in Wien. Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Klasse 57: 1-710 123 figs 12 pls See ref at BHL

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