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Species Pseudopataecus taenianotus Johnson, 2004

Longfin Velvetfish

  • Type data:
     Holotype QM I.33192, off Lady Musgrave Island, QLD [23°57.21'S, 152°13.32'E].
    Paratype(s) AM I.42652-001, northeast of Burnett Heads, QLD, 25m [24°39.028'S, 152°41.438'E]; QM I.30723, 15miles northeast of Burnett Heads, QLD [24°38'S, 152°36'E]; QM I.33193, northeast of Burnett Heads, QLD, 20m [24°36.52'S, 152°31.91'E]; QM I.33850, northeast of Rodds Peninsula, QLD, 36m [23°51.44'S, 151°48.27'E]; QM I.33944, west of Bunker Group, QLD, 40m [23°48.1'S, 151°56.50'E]; QM I.33945, northeast of Keppell Islands, QLD, 40m [22°59.01'S, 151°17.37'E].





Extra Distribution Information

East of Yeppoon (22°59´S) to Fraser Island (24°54´S), QLD ; tropical.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, sand bottom marine.

Extra Ecological Information

Trawled in 20–40m


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)
06-May-2015 SCORPAENIFORMES 16-Apr-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED