Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37123007

Species Bathypterois grallator (Goode & Bean, 1886)

Tripod Spiderfish, Tripodfish

Generic Combinations




Tasmania, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

East of Flinders Island, TAS (39º49'S, 149º06'E) and west of North West Cape, WA (22º01´S); tropical, temperate, Atlantic-Indo-west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Southeast Transition (11), Central Western Transition (5)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental slope.


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)
22-Dec-2016 AULOPIFORMES 20-Jul-2016 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED