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CAAB: 37232036

Species Macrourus carinatus (Günther, 1878)

Ridgescale Whiptail, Carinate Rattail, Ridge Scaled Rattail





Extra Distribution Information

Off Cape Sorell (42°15´S, 144°39´E) to south-west of King Island (40°42´S, 143°29´E), TAS, also South Tasman Rise and Macquarie Island; possibly Heard and McDonald Islands; temperate, southern circumglobal (largely subantarctic).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Macquarie Island Province (24), West Tasmania Transition (9)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental slope.

Extra Ecological Information

950 -1124 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 14-Sep-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED