Pezichthys amplispinus Last & Gledhill 2009

A Cockatoo Handfish, Pezichthys amplispinus - CSIRO H 4448–01, holotype, 43.8 mm SL. Source: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial

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Dianne J. Bray, Pezichthys amplispinus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 10 Jun 2023,

Pezichthys amplispinus Last & Gledhill 2009


Last, P.R. & Gledhill, D.C. 2009. A revision of the Australian handfishes (Lophiiformes: Brachionichthyidae), with descriptions of three new genera and nine new species. Zootaxa 2252: 1-77.

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CAAB Code:37209011

Depth:74-121 m


Max Size:60 cm TL


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