Pelagic Cusk, Pycnocraspedum squamipinne Alcock 1889


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Pelagic Cusk, Pycnocraspedum squamipinne Alcock 1889

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Distribution

Off Port Hedland, Western Australia. Elsewhere the species occurs in the Indo-west Pacific, from the east coast of Africa to off New Caledonia.

Species Citation

Pycnocraspedum squamipinne Alcock 1889, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 6 4(54, 57): 386. Type locality: Bay of Bengal, 193 fathoms [20°17´30"N, 88°50´E]

Author

Bray, D.J. 2018

Resources

Australian Faunal Directory

Pelagic Cusk, Pycnocraspedum squamipinne Alcock 1889

References


Alcock, A.W. 1889. Natural history notes from H.M. Indian Marine Survey Steamer Investigator, Commander Alfred Carpenter, R.N., D.S.O., commanding. — No. 13. On the bathybial fishes of the Bay of Bengal and neighbouring waters, obtained during the seasons 1885–1889. Annals and Magazine of Natural History 6 4(54, 57): 376-399, 450-461 

Evseenko, S.A. & Okiyama, M. 2006. Remarkable ophidiid larva (Neobythitinae) from New Guinean waters. Ichthyological Research 53(2): 192-196. DOI 10.1007/s10228-005-0326-y Abstract

Fricke, R., Kulbicki, M. & Wantiez, L. 2011. Checklist of the fishes of New Caledonia, and their distribution in the Southwest Pacific Ocean (Pisces). Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde. Serie A (Biologie) Neue Serie 4: 341-463 

Hutchins, J.B. 2001. Checklist of the fishes of Western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement 63: 9-50 

Nielsen, J.G. 1997. Deepwater ophidiiform fishes from off New Caledonia with six new species. In, Séret, B. (ed.) Résultats des Campagnes MUSORSTOM, v. 17. Mémoires du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris [1936-1950] 174: 51-82 

Nielsen, J.G. 2010. Pycnocraspedum squamipinne (errata version published in 2017). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2010: e.T154918A115252441. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2010-4.RLTS.T154918A4667600.en. Downloaded on 21 February 2018.

Nielsen, J.G., Cohen, D.M., Markle, D.F. & Robins, C.R. 1999. Ophidiiform Fishes of the World. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of pearlfishes, cusk-eels, brotulas and other ophidiiform species known to date. FAO Fisheries Synopsis No. 125 Vol. 18. 178 pp. 

Nielsen. J.G. 1999. Families Carapidae, Ophidiidae, Bythitidae, Aphionidae. pp. 1978-1985 in Carpenter, K.E. & Niem, V.H. (eds). The Living Marine Resources of the Western Central Pacific. FAO Species Identification Guide for Fisheries Purposes. Rome : FAO Vol. 3 pp. 1397-2068.

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CAAB Code:37228036

Conservation:IUCN Least Concern

Depth:200-500 m

Habitat:Benthopelagic

Max Size:13 cm SL

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