Australian Codlet, Bregmaceros nectabanus Whitley 1941


Other Names: Australian Unicorn-cod, Unicorn Cod

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Dianne J. Bray, Bregmaceros nectabanus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 08 Dec 2022, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/4575

Australian Codlet, Bregmaceros nectabanus Whitley 1941

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Distribution

From off NW Western Australia to southern New South Wales in depths of 25-200 m.

Remarks

An examination of stomach contents of more than 1000 specimens of Champsodon snyderi from Tosa Bay, Japan found that they preyed mostly on Bregmaceros nectabanus.

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Author

Dianne J. Bray

Australian Codlet, Bregmaceros nectabanus Whitley 1941

References


Morohoshi, Y. & K. Sasaki. 2003. Intensive cannibalism and feeding on bregmacerotids in Champsodon snyderi (Champsodontidae): evidence for pelagic predation. Ichthyol. Res. 50: 387-390.

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CAAB Code:37225005

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