Starry Deepsea Batfish, Halieutopsis stellifera (Smith & Radcliffe 1912)



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Bray, D.J. 2022, Halieutopsis stellifera in Fishes of Australia, accessed 08 Dec 2022, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/Home/species/5679

Starry Deepsea Batfish, Halieutopsis stellifera (Smith & Radcliffe 1912)

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Distribution

Off the Gold Coast, Queensland, to south to off Gerringong, New South Wales, and NW of the Dampier Archipelago, to the Scott Reef area, NW of Cape Leveque, Western Australia; also the Lord Howe Province in the Tasman Sea. Elsewhere the species occurs in the northern Celebes to the Philippine Archipelago and the Okinawa trough. Benthic specimens have a bathymetric range of 410-1372 m. 

Author

Bray, D.J. 2022

Starry Deepsea Batfish, Halieutopsis stellifera (Smith & Radcliffe 1912)

References


Ho, H.-C. 2021. Taxonomy and distribution of the deep-sea batfish genus Halieutopsis (Teleostei: Ogcocephalidae), with descriptions of five new species. Journal of Marine Science and Engineering 10(1): 64 pp. https://doi.org/10.3390/jmse10010034

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37212032

Depth:375-1372 m

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