Australian Biological Resources Study

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CAAB: 37232086

Species Mataeocephalus acipenserinus (Gilbert & Cramer, 1897)

Sturgeon Whiptail, Sturgeon Granadier


Generic Combinations




New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Northwest of Kalbarri (27°07'S, 122°23'E) to southwest of Scott Reef (14°37'S, 121°19'E), WA, and north of Lihou Reefs, QLD (16°55'S, 151°35'E) to off Crowdy Head, NSW (32°13'S, 153°06'E); tropical, widespread in Indo-west central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Central Eastern Transition (15), Kenn Transition (16), Kenn Province (17), Northeast Province (18), Timor Province (2), Northwest Transition (3), Northwest Province (4), Central Western Transition (5), Central Western Province (6)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental slope.

Extra Ecological Information

660-945 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 27-Oct-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED