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CAAB: 37232039

Species Coryphaenoides dossenus McMillan, 1999

Humpback Whiptail, Humpback Rattail, Longbeard Whiptail




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

Extra Distribution Information

East of Cairns, QLD (16°55'S, 151°34'E) to south-west of Mandurah, WA (32°34´S, 114°27´E) and Tasmania, also Macquarie Island and Norfolk Ridge, Tasman Sea; tropical, temperate, southern circumglobal.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Central Eastern Transition (15), Northeast Province (18), Norfolk Island Province (21), Macquarie Island Province (24), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Southwest Transition (7), Southern Province (8), West Tasmania Transition (9)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental slope.

Extra Ecological Information

674-1600 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)
31-Jul-2018 MACROURIDAE 12-May-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese Dr Matthew Lockett
26-Nov-2015 GADIFORMES 16-Nov-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
05-Aug-2011 MODIFIED