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CAAB: 37232082

Species Hymenocephalus nascens Gilbert & Hubbs, 1920

Origin Whiptail, Nascent Membranehead




New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

West of Mandurah (32°40'S, 114°28'E) to south of Scott Reef (14°37'S, 121°19'E), WA and east of Heron Island, QLD (22°57´S, 154°25'E) to off Crowdy Head, NSW (32°11´S), also Lord Howe Plateau and Norfolk Ridge, Tasman Sea; tropical, east-Indo-west-central Pacific (Philippines, French Polynesia).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Lord Howe Province (14), Central Eastern Transition (15), Timor Province (2), Norfolk Island Province (21), Northwest Transition (3), Northwest Province (4), Central Western Transition (5), Central Western Province (6), Southwest Transition (7)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental slope.

Extra Ecological Information

302-850 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 15-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