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CAAB: 37232056

Species Hymenogadus gracilis (Gilbert & Hubbs, 1920)

Delicate Whiptail, Graceful Grenadier, Slender Membranehead




Queensland, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

East of Townsville (18°57'S, 149°30'E) to east of Shoalwater Bay (22°40'S, 153°35'E), QLD, and south of Cape Everard, VIC (38°24´S, 149°10'E), also Norfolk Ridge south of Norfolk Island; tropical, temperate, Atlantic-Indo-Pacific (North Atlantic).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Transition (15), Kenn Transition (16), Kenn Province (17), Northeast Province (18), Norfolk Island Province (21)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthopelagic, continental slope, mesopelagic.

Extra Ecological Information

322-580 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 24-Aug-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED