Neocaristius heemstrai Trunov, Kukuev & Parin 2006

Neocaristius heemstrai. Source: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. License: CC BY Attribution-Noncommercial

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Neocaristius heemstrai Trunov, Kukuev & Parin 2006

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Known in Australian waters from off New South Wales (c. 35 28 S) to off southern Western Australia (c. 35 03 S, 115 00 E), including Tasmania; also recorded from the Lord Howe Island region; in midwater depths of about 400-1500 m. Elsewhere, widespread in southern hemisphere waters, occurring in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans.


Meristic features.
Dorsal fin rays: 31
Anal fin rays: 22
Vertebrae: 33


EPBC Act 1999 : Not listedIUCN Red List : Not evaluated


Dianne J. Bray

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CAAB Code:37343001

Depth:400-1500 m

Habitat:Mesopelagic, bathypelagic

Max Size:11.8 cm SL

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