Hypoplectrodes sp. B

An undescribed species with a prominent bony crest above each eye.

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Bray, D.J. 2022, Hypoplectrodes sp. B in Fishes of Australia, accessed 23 May 2024, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/5437

Hypoplectrodes sp. B

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Off New South Wales to eastern Tasmania; also the Lord Howe Province and the West Norfolk Ridge in the Tasman Sea. Elsewhere the species occurs in New Zealand, including the Kermadec Islands.


Bray, D.J. 2022

Hypoplectrodes sp. B


Francis, M. 2019. Checklist of the coastal fishes of Lord Howe, Norfolk and Kermadec islands. figshare. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.7927556.v2 (as Hypoplectrodes sp.)

McMillan, P.J., Francis, M.P., James, G.D., Paul, L.J., et al. 2019. New Zealand fishes. A field guide to common species caught by bottom, midwater, and surface fishing. New Zealand Aquatic Environment and Biodiversity Report No. 208. (as Hypoplectrodes sp. B)

Roberts, C.D. 2015. 166 Family Serranidae. pp. 1178-1199 in Roberts, C.D., Stewart, A.L. & Struthers, C.D. (eds). The Fishes of New Zealand. Wellington : Te Papa Press Vol. 4 pp. 1153-1748. (as Hypoplectrodes coronatus, an invalid name as the species has not been formally described)

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Depth:30-285 m

Habitat:Reef associated

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