Starry Seabat, Halieutaea sp


Starry Seabat, Halieutaea sp.. Source: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. License: CC by Attribution-NonCommercial

Summary:
An undescribed deep-seabat from off Western Australia and the Northern Territory. The species is pinkish to reddish pink with fine greyish to black spots forming vermiculate or crescentic patterns on the upper surface, and red pectoral, caudal and dorsal fins with a black margin.


Cite this page as:
Bray, D.J. 2019, Halieutaea sp in Fishes of Australia, accessed 22 Jan 2020, http://136.154.202.208/home/species/3884

Starry Seabat, Halieutaea sp

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Distribution

Off Carnarvon, Western Australia, to off Cape Croker, Northern Territory.

Colour

Reddish with a vermiculate pattern on dorsal surface.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2019

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Starry Seabat, Halieutaea sp

References


Larson, H.K., Williams, R.S. & Hammer, M.P. 2013. An annotated checklist of the fishes of the Northern Territory, Australia. Zootaxa 3696(1): 1-293. (as Halieutaea stellata)
Gloerfelt-Tarp, T. & Kailola, P.J. 1984. Trawled Fishes of Southern Indonesia and Northwest Australia. Jakarta : Dir. Gen. Fish. (Indonesia), German Tech. Coop., Aust. Dev. Ass. Bur. 406 pp. (as Halieutaea stellata)

Sainsbury, K.J., Kailola, P.J. & Leyland, G.G. 1985. Continental Shelf Fishes of Northern and North-Western Australia. Canberra : Fisheries Information Service 375 pp. figs & pls. (as Halieutaea stellata)

Russell, B.C. & Houston, W. 1989. Offshore fishes of the Arafura Sea. The Beagle 6(1): 69-84. (as Halieutaea stellata)

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37212002

Depth:28-400 m

Habitat:Sandy/shelly bottoms

Max Size:30 cm TL

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