Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37288039

Species Pterygotrigla macrorhynchus Kamohara, 1936

Longnose Gurnard (FAO)

  • Pterygotrigla macrorhynchus Kamohara, T. 1936. On a new fish of the Triglidae from Kochi. Zoological Magazine, Tokyo 48(8-10): 481-483 [481, fig.].
    Type data:
     Holotype (lost), off Kochi Prefecture, Japan
    Comment: Neotype designated subsequently by Kamohara, 1961, BSKU 7214 from Mimase, Japan, but not in a revisionary work and designation does not meet criteria set out by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature and is considered invalid.


Miscellaneous Literature Names



We follow Richards & Yato (2014) in using this name. Some Australian workers consider that, as recognised, two species may be involved.




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

SW of Rowley Shoals, WA and NW of Townsville, records from the NT need confirmation; tropical, Indo-west Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northeast Transition (19), Northwest Transition (3)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental slope.

Extra Ecological Information

300-500 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)
SCORPAENIFORMES 30-Mar-2015 ADDED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)