Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37222001

Species Haplophryne mollis (Brauer, 1902)

Soft Leafvent Angler


Generic Combinations




New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

East of Coolangatta, QLD and northeast of Lord Howe Island to off Cape Howe (37º24´S), NSW and eastern TAS, off south-western WA, and south west of Norfolk Island; temperate, circumglobal.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Lord Howe Province (14), Norfolk Island Province (21), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Southwest Transition (7)

Ecological Descriptors

Bathypelagic, mesopelagic.


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 02-May-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED