Australian Biological Resources Study

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CAAB: 37114009

Species Talismania antillarum (Goode & Bean, 1896)

Antillean Slickhead, Antillean Smooth-head


Generic Combinations




New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Off Newcastle (32°52'S, 152°48'E) to east of Sydney (34°07'S, 152°34'E), NSW, and northwest of Shoal Point (27º59´S, 112º42'E) to northwest of North West Cape (20º08´S, 112º56'E), WA; tropical, temperate, circumglobal.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Eastern Province (12), Northwest Province (4), Central Western Transition (5), Central Western Province (6)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Bathypelagic, marine, mesopelagic.

Extra Ecological Information

450-1500 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)
06-Jun-2016 ARGENTINIFORMES 20-May-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
06-Jun-2016 13-Jun-2012 MODIFIED
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED