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CAAB: 37108015

Species Astronesthes ijimai Tanaka, 1908

Ijima's Snaggletooth




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Northwest Shelf off Port Hedland, WA (117º02´E), to the Timor Sea, east of Evans Shoal, NT, and from Gold Coast, QLD (28°02'S, 153°59'E) to off Wollongong, NSW (34º13´S); tropical, Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Central Eastern Province (12), Timor Province (2), Northwest Transition (3)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Abyssopelagic, bathypelagic, mesopelagic.

Extra Ecological Information

500-5000 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)
11-Sep-2020 STOMIIFORMES 30-Sep-2019 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED