Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

CAAB: 37327172

Species Siphamia argentea Lachner, 1953

Silver Siphonfish


First collected from Australian waters in 2007 (Gon & Allen 2012).



Extra Distribution Information

North West Shelf, WA; tropical, west Pacific (Philippines)

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Province (2), Northwest Shelf Transition (26)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

23-107 m, usually trawled.


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)
09-Jan-2014 APOGONIDAE 18-Nov-2013 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
04-May-2012 ADDED