Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37107025

Species Argyripnus pharos Harold & Lancaster, 2003

Beacon Lightfish


Miscellaneous Literature Names




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

West of Shark Bay, WA (26°42.3'S, 112°38.4'E) and east of Fraser Island (24°44.2- 47.7'S, 154°12.5-14.8'E) and tentative records from CSIRO specimens (Ashmore region 13°16'S, 123°22'E, and off Rowley Shoals (17°38'S, 119°00'E), WA; tropical, Indo-west Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Eastern Transition (15), Timor Province (2), Northwest Transition (3), Central Western Province (6)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthopelagic, continental slope, mesopelagic.

Extra Ecological Information

100-492 m, near bottom


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)
STOMIIFORMES 14-May-2020 ADDED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)