Pinkhead Frogfish, Batrachomoeus rubricephalus Hutchins 1976


Other Names: Pink-headed Frogfish

Pinkhead Frogfish, Batrachomoeus rubricephalus. Source: Barry Hutchins / Western Australian Museum. License: All rights reserved


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Pinkhead Frogfish, Batrachomoeus rubricephalus Hutchins 1976

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Distribution

Endemic to south Western Australia, from Eucla in the Great Australian Bight,  to the Houtman Abrolhos islands.

Species Citation

Batrachomoeus rubricephalus Hutchins 1976. Rec. W.A. Mus. 4(1): 30. Type locality: Garden Island, WA. 

Author

Bray, D.J. 2017

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Pinkhead Frogfish, Batrachomoeus rubricephalus Hutchins 1976

References


Coleman, N. 1980. Australian Sea Fishes South of 30ºS. Lane Cove, NSW : Doubleday Australia Pty Ltd 309 pp. 

Gomon, M.F. 1994. Families Batrachoididae, Lophiidae. pp. 279-282 figs 250-251 in Gomon, M.F., Glover, C.J.M. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). The Fishes of Australia's South Coast. Adelaide : State Printer 992 pp. 810 figs. 

Gomon. M.F. 2008. Family Batrachoididae. pp. 360 in Gomon, M.F., Bray, D.J. & Kuiter, R.H. (eds). Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast. Sydney : Reed New Holland 928 pp. 

Greenfield, D.W., Winterbottom, R. & Collette, B.B. 2008. Review of the toadfish genera (Teleostei: Batrachoididae). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 4 59(15): 665-710

Hutchins, J.B. 1976. A revision of the Australian frogfishes. Records of the Western Australian Museum 4(1): 3-43 figs 1-17 

Hutchins, J.B. 1997. Checklist of fishes of the Houtman Abrolhos Islands, Western Australia. pp. 239-253 in Wells, F. (ed.). The Marine Fauna and Flora of the Houtman Abrolhos Islands, Western Australia. Perth : Western Australian Museum. 

Hutchins, J.B. & Swainston, R. 1986. Sea Fishes of Southern Australia. Complete field guide for anglers and divers. Perth : Swainston Publishing 180 pp. 

McCulloch, A.R. 1914. Notes on some Western Australian fishes. Records of the Western Australian Museum 1(3): 211-227 fig. 1 pls 19-31 (misidentified as Pseudobatrachus dubius)

Quick Facts


CAAB Code:37205009

Depth:1-50 m

Max Size:31 cm TL

Native:Endemic

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