Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37083004

Species Polyacanthonotus rissoanus (De Filippi & Verany, 1857)

Smallmouth Prickleback


Generic Combinations



Extra Distribution Information

East of Broken Bay, NSW (33°29'S, 152°12'E) and east of Bicheno, TAS (41°44'S, 149°07'E), also Norfolk Ridge; discontinuous (Atlantic, South Africa and south-west Pacific (New Zealand).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Central Eastern Province (12), Norfolk Island Province (21)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental rise, continental shelf.

Extra Ecological Information

1000-1470 m in territorial waters and 500-2480 m elsewhere


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)
05-Mar-2019 ELOPOMORPHA 02-Aug-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese (AM)
NOTACANTHIFORMES 19-May-2016 ADDED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)