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Bathophilus indicus (Brauer, 1902)
Dactylostomias ater indicus Brauer, 1902

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Species Bathophilus indicus (Brauer, 1902)


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CAAB : 37109010 Taxon concept Bathophilus_indicus last modified 2010-07-27 10:03:17.157

Species Bathophilus indicus (Brauer, 1902)

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Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Off Dampier, WA (18º40´S); tropical, Indian.

Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
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Timor Province (2), Northwest Transition (3), Northwest Province (4)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • Western Australia: NW oceanic

Ecological Descriptors



General References

Paxton, J.R., Hoese, D.F., Allen, G.R. & Hanley, J.E. (eds) 1989. Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Pisces: Petromyzontidae to Carangidae . Canberra : Australian Government Publishing Service Vol. 7 665 pp. [198]


History of changes

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