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CAAB: 37114014

Species Alepocephalus australis Barnard, 1923

Smallscale Slickhead, Small Scaled Brown Slickhead


Miscellaneous Literature Names




New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

East of Terrigal, NSW (33°29'S) to northwest of Cape Leeuwin, WA (33°16'S, 114°13'E), also Lord Howe Rise and Norfolk Ridge; temperate, mostly southern circumglobal

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Lord Howe Province (14), Norfolk Island Province (21), Southwest Transition (7), Southern Province (8), West Tasmania Transition (9)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental slope, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

690-1725 m.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
06-Jun-2016 PROTACANTHOPTERYGII 26-May-2016 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese Dr Matthew Lockett
06-Jun-2016 ARGENTINIFORMES 21-May-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
06-Jun-2016 13-Jun-2012 MODIFIED
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED