Epigonus pectinifer Mayer 1974

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Bray, D.J. 2017, Epigonus pectinifer in Fishes of Australia, accessed 30 Jan 2020,

Epigonus pectinifer Mayer 1974

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East of Wooli, NSW (29°53'S, 153°42'E). Elsewhere the species occurs in the Pacific and western North Atlantic,  on or around continental slopes and seamounts.

Species Citation

Epigonus pectinifer Mayer 1974, Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool., Harvard 146(3): 186, fig. 19. Type locality: off Grenada [12°01'N, 61°53'30"W]. 


Bray, D.J. 2017


Australian Faunal Directory

Epigonus pectinifer Mayer 1974


Abramov, A.A. 1992. Species composition and distribution of Epigonus (Epigonidae) in the world ocean. Journal of Ichthyology 32(5): 94-108.

Masuda, H., Amaoka, K., Araga, C., Uyeno, T. & Yoshino, T. (eds) 1984. The Fishes of the Japanese Archipelago. Tokyo : Tokai University Press Vol. 1–2 437 pp. 247 figs 370 pls. 

Mayer, G.F. 1974. A revision of the cardinalfish genus Epigonus (Perciformes, Apogonidae), with descriptions of two new species. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard 146(3): 147-203 figs 1-22 

Okamoto, M. 2012. Two new species of the genus Epigonus (Perciformes: Epigonidae) from the South Pacific, with a definition of the Epigonus constanciae group. Ichthyological Research 59: 242–254

Quick Facts

CAAB Code:37327187

Depth:100-1200 m


Max Size:15.5 cm SL

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