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CAAB: 37114012

Species Talismania longifilis (Brauer, 1902)

Longtail Slickhead


Generic Combinations




New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Off Broken Bay, NSW (33º32'S, 152º11'E) to southwest of Rowley Shoals, WA (18º22'S, 116º52'E) including TAS, also Lord Howe Rise and Norfolk Ridge, Tasman Sea, and possibly north to the Coral Sea on the east coast; tropical, temperate, Indo-West Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Lord Howe Province (14), Norfolk Island Province (21), Northwest Transition (3), Northwest Province (4), Central Western Transition (5), Central Western Province (6), Southwest Transition (7), Southern Province (8), West Tasmania Transition (9)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthopelagic, continental slope, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

550-1650 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