Owstonia taeniosoma (Kamohara 1935)

Owstonia taeniosoma, from off Newcastle, New South Wales, AMS I.33445–002, 83 mm SL, trawled in 62?77 m, April 1992. Source: Ken J Graham / NSW Fisheries. License: CC BY Attribution-NonCOmmercial-ShareAlike

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Owstonia taeniosoma (Kamohara 1935)

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Off Newcastle, New South Wales (62-77 m). Elsewhere, the species is known from Japan, Taiwan and the Andaman Sea.


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CAAB Code:37380018

Depth:62-250 m

Habitat:Sandy/muddy areas

Max Size:17 cm SL

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