Ijima's Snaggletooth, Astronesthes ijimai Tanaka 1908


Illustration of Ijima's Snaggletooth, Astronesthes ijimai . Source: Regan & Trewavas (1930) Oceanographical Reports 2(6): 1-143 / Atlas of Living Australia. License: CC By Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike


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Bray, D.J. 2019, Astronesthes ijimai in Fishes of Australia, accessed 04 Dec 2020, http://136.154.202.208/home/species/4549

Ijima's Snaggletooth, Astronesthes ijimai Tanaka 1908

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Distribution

Northwest Shelf to off the Bonaparte Archipelago, Western Australia, off the Northern Territory, and off the Gold Coast, Queensland, to off Wollongong, New South Wales. Elsewhere the species occurs in the tropical, Indo-west Pacific.

Etymology

The species is named in honour of zoologist Isao Ijima of the Science College, Imperial University of Tokyo.

Species Citation

Astronesthes ijimai Tanaka 1908, Journal of the College of Science, Imperial University of Tokyo 23(13): 9, pl. 1(fig. 1). Type locality: Sagami Sea, Japan.

Author

Bray, D.J. 2019

Resources

Atlas of Living Australia

Ijima's Snaggletooth, Astronesthes ijimai Tanaka 1908

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

Parin, N.V. & Borodulina, O.D. 1994. A preliminary review of the Astronesthes chrysophekadion species complex assigned to the subgenus Stomianodon Bleeker, with description of a new species. Journal of Ichthyology 35(2): 21-39.

Parin, N.V. & Borodulina, O.D. 2003. Phylogeny, systematics, and zoogeography of the mesopelagic genus Astronesthes (Astronesthidae, Stomiiformes). Journal of Ichthyology 43(8): 557-576.

Regan, C.T. & Trewavas, E. 1930. The fishes of the families Stomiatidae and Malacosteidae. Dana Reports 1920–22 6: 1-143 figs 1-138 pls 1-14

Tanaka, S. 1908. Notes on some rare fishes of Japan, with descriptions of two new genera and six new species. Journal of the College of Science, Imperial University of Tokyo 23(13): 1-24 pls 1-2

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CAAB Code:37108015

Biology:Bioluminescent

Depth:to 550 m

Habitat:Mesopelagic

Max Size:15 cm SL

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