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CAAB: 37217001

Species Gigantactis paxtoni Bertelsen, Pietsch & Lavenberg, 1981

Paxton's Whipnose




New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania

Extra Distribution Information

Off Newcastle (32ºS, 151ºE) to south of TAS (43ºS, 146ºE), and south-east of Kangaroo Island, SA (138º35´E); temperate, Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Southern Province (8)

Ecological Descriptors

Bathypelagic, mesopelagic.

Extra Ecological Information

Depth range: 200-5000 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)
25-Jun-2015 LOPHIIFORMES 09-May-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED