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CAAB: 37232052

Species Coryphaenoides murrayi Günther, 1878

Abyssal Whiptail, Abyssal Rattail, Murray's Rattail




New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

East of Kiama, NSW (34°42'S, 151°22'E) to southwest of King Island, TAS (40°33'S, 143°18'E), also off Macquarie Island; temperate, Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Macquarie Island Province (24), West Tasmania Transition (9)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, continental slope.

Extra Ecological Information

792-1550 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 16-May-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese Dr Matthew Lockett
26-Nov-2015 GADIFORMES 20-Aug-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED