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CAAB: 37232098

Species Bathygadus furvescens Alcock, 1894

Blackfin Rat Tail, Swarthy Bathygadid



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

Extra Distribution Information

Off Taree, NSW (32°02´S) to south-east of Middini Beach, WA (128°26´E), recorded from southern Coral Sea and likely to be present in Lord Howe and Norfolk Island regions; temperate, east-Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Southern Province (8), West Tasmania Transition (9)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental slope.

Extra Ecological Information

960 m - 1300 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)
26-Nov-2015 GADIFORMES 19-Oct-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED