Australian Biological Resources Study

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CAAB: 37210014

Species Kuiterichthys furcipilis (Cuvier, 1817)

Rough Anglerfish, D'Entrecasteaux Anglerfish, Rough Angler, Rough Frogfish


Generic Combinations




New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Off Yamba, NSW (29°S, 153°E) to off Esperance, WA (33°S, 121°E); temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Southeast Transition (11), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, inshore, rock reef.

Extra Ecological Information

Depth range: 9-240 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 05-May-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED