Hymenocephalus grimaldii Weber 1913

Illustration of the head and otoliths of Hymenocephalus grimaldii - based on WAM P.32344-006, BSKU 098160, BSKU 17011. Source: Werner Schwarzhans / Zootaxa 3888. License: CC by Attribution

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Hymenocephalus grimaldii Weber 1913

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Off Northwest Cape and the Timor Sea, Western Australia. Elsewhere the species occurs in the tropical, west Pacific: Timor and Java seas, Indonesia.

Species Citation

Hymenocephalus grimaldii Weber 1913, Siboga-Expéditie Report 57: 169. Type locality: Bali Sea, 7°19.4'S, 116°49.5'E, Indonesia, Siboga station 316, depth 538 m.


Bray, D.J. 2017


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Hymenocephalus grimaldii Weber 1913


Iwamoto, T. 1990. Family Macrouridae. pp. 90-318 in Cohen, D.M., Inada, T., Iwamoto, T. & Scialabba, N. FAO Species Catalogue. Gadiform fishes of the world (order Gadiformes). An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cods, hakes, grenadiers and other gadiform fishes known to date. FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125. Rome : FAO Vol. 10 442 pp. 

Iwamoto, T. 1999. Families Macrouridae, Bathylagidae, Moridae, Bregmacerotidae. pp. 1986-1998 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds) The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes. Rome : FAO Vol. 3 pp. 1397-2068. 

Schwarzhans, W. 2014. Head and otolith morphology of the genera Hymenocephalus, Hymenogadus and Spicomacrurus (Macrouridae), with the description of three new species. Zootaxa 3888(1): 001–073.

Weber, M. 1913. Die Fische der Siboga-Expedition. Siboga-Expéditie Report 57: 1-710 123 figs 12 pls

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CAAB Code:37232133

Feeding:538-649 m


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