Eye Gurnard, Lepidotrigla argus Ogilby 1910

Other Names: Long-finned Gurnard

An Eye Gurnard, Lepidotrigla argus, in Nelson Bay, New South Wales, December 2011. Source: Tom Davis / iNaturalist.org. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial

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Bray, D.J. 2019, Lepidotrigla argus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 11 Aug 2022, https://fishesofaustralia.net.au/home/species/3343

Eye Gurnard, Lepidotrigla argus Ogilby 1910

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Endemic to eastern Australia, from off Gladstone, Queensland, to off Batemans Bay, New South Wales.

Species Citation

Lepidotrigla argus Ogilby 1910, Endeavour Series No. 1 23: 123. Type locality: between South Hill and Cape Gloucester, Queensland, 13-73 m.


Bray, D.J. 2019


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Eye Gurnard, Lepidotrigla argus Ogilby 1910


del Cerro, L. & Lloris, D. 1997. A new species of Lepidotrigla (Scorpaeniformes, Triglidae) from the waters off Queensland (Australia). Scientia Marina 61(1): 45-52 figs 1-5 

Johnson, J.W. 1999. Annotated checklist of the fishes of Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 43(2): 709-762 

Johnson, J.W. 2010. Fishes of the Moreton Bay Marine Park and adjacent continental shelf waters, Queensland, Australia. pp. 299-353 in Davie, P.J.F. & Phillips, J.A. Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Marine Biological Workshop, The Marine Fauna and Flora of Moreton Bay. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 54(3) 

J.D. 1910. On some new fishes from the Queensland coast. Endeavour Series No. 1 23: 85-139

Richards, W.J. 1992. Comments on the genus Lepidotrigla (Pisces: Triglidae) with descriptions of two new species from the Indian and Pacific oceans. Bulletin of Marine Science 51(1): 45-65

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CAAB Code:37288032

Depth:24-172 m

Max Size:18 cm


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