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CAAB: 37232125

Species Coryphaenoides fernandezianus (Günther, 1887)

Fernandez Whiptail, Fernandez Rattail




New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

East of Kiama, NSW (34°42'S, 151°22'E) to south of Robe, SA (37°53'S 139°20'E), also southeast of Middleton Reef, Tasman Sea, the identity of specimens from NSW is uncertain and additional specimens are required to more accurately determine distribution; temperate, south-west (New Zealand) and south-east Pacific (Juan Fernández Islands).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Lord Howe Province (14), West Tasmania Transition (9)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental slope.

Extra Ecological Information

1426-1946 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 27-Oct-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED