Australian Biological Resources Study

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CAAB: 37114046

Species Leptochilichthys pinguis (Vaillant, 1886)

Vaillant's Smooth-head, Vaillant's Smoothhead

Generic Combinations




Northern Territory

Extra Distribution Information

Recorded from the Arafura Sea just north of Australian EEZ; tropical, circumglobal

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Continental slope, marine, mesopelagic.


Common Name References

Fishbase 2004. Fishbase at. (Fishbase, FAO) (Vaillant's Smooth-head)


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)
06-Jun-2016 ARGENTINIFORMES 20-May-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
06-Jun-2016 13-Jun-2012 MODIFIED
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED