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CAAB: 37224016

Species Melanonus zugmayeri Norman, 1930

Arrowtail Cod, Arrowtail

Compiler and date details

22 August 2011 - Dianne J. Bray




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

Extra Distribution Information

Northwest Shelf, WA from west of Montebello Islands (20º16'S, 113º13'E) to south of Scott Reef (14º36'S, 121º20'E), and east of Wallis Lake, NSW (32º24'S, 153ºE) to southwest of Cape Bridgewater, VIC (38º38´S, 141º04'E) and Tasmania, also Barcoo Seamount (32°37'S, 156°20'E) and southeast of Lord Howe Island, Tasman Sea; tropical, subtropical and temperate, circumglobal.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Lord Howe Province (14), Timor Province (2), Northwest Transition (3), Northwest Province (4), West Tasmania Transition (9)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Bathypelagic, mesopelagic.

Extra Ecological Information

0-3000 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)
26-Nov-2015 GADIFORMES 03-Aug-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED