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Species Nezumia soela Iwamoto & Williams, 1999

Soela Whiptail



Tentatively we retain the name Nezumia soela here. McMillan & Iwamoto (2015) suggested that it was possibly a synonym of N. brevibarbata, in which case, it would be a widely distributed species, ranging from South Africa to New Zealand.




South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

West of Cape Sorell, TAS (42°22´S, 144°38´E) to west of North West Cape, WA (21°59´S, 113°08'E); tropical, temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Central Western Transition (5), Central Western Province (6), Southwest Transition (7), Southern Province (8), West Tasmania Transition (9)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental slope.

Extra Ecological Information

830-1500 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 12-May-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese Dr Matthew Lockett
26-Nov-2015 GADIFORMES 17-Nov-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
09-Sep-2011 MODIFIED