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. 2023, Lepidotrigla argus in Fishes of Australia, accessed 01 Dec 2023, 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. 2023


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Eye Gurnard, Lepidotrigla argus Ogilby 1910


Blaber, S.J.M., Brewer, D.T. & Harris, A.N. 1994. Distribution, biomass and community structure of demersal fishes of the Gulf of Carpentaria, Australia. Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research 45(3): 375-396.

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. 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) 

Ogilby, 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

van der Meulen, D.E., West, R.J. & Gray, C.A. 2013. An assessment of otoliths, dorsal spines and scales to age the long-finned gurnard, Lepidotrigla argus, Ogilby, 1910 (Family: Triglidae). Journal of Applied Ichthyology 29(4): 815-824. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jai.12181

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CAAB Code:37288032

Depth:24-172 m

Habitat:Soft sediment areas

Max Size:18 cm TL


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