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CAAB: 37232070

Species Squalogadus modificatus Gilbert & Hubbs, 1916

Tadpole Whiptail, Balloonhead Rattail




New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

North-west of Mandurah (32°20´S, 114°29'E) to west of Barrow Island (20º53´S, 112°52'E), WA, and Queensland Plateau east of Townsville, QLD (18°46'S, 150°28'E), also Lord Howe Plateau and Norfolk Ridge; tropical, temperate, Atlantic-Indo-west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Lord Howe Province (14), Northeast Province (18), Norfolk Island Province (21), Northwest Province (4), Central Western Transition (5), Central Western Province (6), Southwest Transition (7)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental slope.

Extra Ecological Information

800-1740 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 16-May-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese Dr Matthew Lockett
26-Nov-2015 GADIFORMES 18-Nov-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED