Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

External Links

CAAB: 37217003

Species Gigantactis gargantua Bertelsen, Pietsch & Lavenberg, 1981

Gigantic Whipnose




South Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Off Robe, SA (37°S, 139°E); tropical, temperate, Indo-west-central Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


West Tasmania Transition (9)

Ecological Descriptors

Bathypelagic, mesopelagic.

Extra Ecological Information

Depth range: 500-1300 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)
LOPHIIFORMES 22-Sep-2011 ADDED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)