McGrouther’s Triangular Batfish, Malthopsis mcgroutheri Ho & Last 2021



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Bray, D.J. 2021, Malthopsis mcgroutheri in Fishes of Australia, accessed 01 Jul 2022, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/5579

McGrouther’s Triangular Batfish, Malthopsis mcgroutheri Ho & Last 2021

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Distribution

Off Raine Island, Queensland.

Colour

In preservative: dorsal background uniformly yellowish to pale brown, skin covered with tiny chromatophores; ventral surface uniformly pale; all fins translucent; no colour patches on dorsal surface of disc and sides of tail. Fresh colour unknown.

Etymology

The species is named "after Mark McGrouther, the former collection manager of the Australian Museum, Sydney, for his great contribution in assisting our studies and his friendship".

Species Citation

Malthopsis mcgroutheri Ho & Last 2021, Bulletin of Marine Science 97(1)

Author

Bray, D.J. 2021

McGrouther’s Triangular Batfish, Malthopsis mcgroutheri Ho & Last 2021

References


Ho, H.-C., & Last, P.R. 2021. Review of the batfish genus Malthopsis from Australia (Lophiiformes: Ogcocephalidae), with descriptions of five new species. Bulletin of Marine Science 97(1): 165-218 https://doi.org/10.5343/bms.2020.0037

Quick Facts


Depth:215-275 m

Max Size:4.5 cm SL

Native:Endemic

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