Queensland Frogfish, Histiophryne maggiewalker Arnold & Pietsch 2011


A Queensland Frogfish, Histiophryne maggiewalker, found on a beach at Noosa Heads, Queensland, October 2007. Source: Kevin Long / iNaturalist.org. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial

Summary:
An anglerfish from southern Queensland with a relatively long illicium and esca ('fishing rod and lure'). The lure is somewhat rectangular in shape with rounded edges and slightly expanded towards the tip.

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Bray, D.J. 2018, Histiophryne maggiewalker in Fishes of Australia, accessed 08 Dec 2022, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/4892

Queensland Frogfish, Histiophryne maggiewalker Arnold & Pietsch 2011

References


Arnold, R.J. 2012. A new species of frogfish of the genus Histiophryne (Teleostei: Lophiiformes: Antennariidae) from Lombok and Komodo, Indonesia. Zootaxa 3252: 62-68. Abstract online

Arnold, R.J. & Pietsch, T.W. 2011. A new species of frogfish of the genus Histiophryne (Teleostei: Lophiiformes: Antennariidae) from Queensland, Australia. Zootaxa 2925: 63-68. Abstract online

Arnold, R.J. & Pietsch, T.W. 2012. Evolutionary history of frogfishes (Teleostei: Lophiiformes: Antennariidae): a molecular approach. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution62: 117-129 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2011.09.012  

Arnold, R.J. & Pietsch, T.W. 2018. Fantastic beasts and where to find them: a new species of the frogfish genus Histiophryne Gill (Lophiiformes: Antennariidae: Histiophryninae) from Western and South Australia, with a revised key to congeners. Copeia 106(4): 622-631 https://doi.org/10.1643/CI-18-112


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CAAB Code:37210030

Depth:7-12 m

Habitat:Reef associated

Max Size:6 cm SL

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