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Bolinichthys photothorax (Parr, 1928)
Lampanyctus photothorax Parr, 1928

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Species Bolinichthys photothorax (Parr, 1928)


Regional Maps

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CAAB : 37122027 Taxon concept Bolinichthys_photothorax last modified 2010-07-27 10:07:22.682

Species Bolinichthys photothorax (Parr, 1928)

Spurcheek Lanternfish




New South Wales

Extra Distribution Information

Off Port Stephens (32º46´S) to off Broken Bay (33º34´S), NSW; tropical, Atlantic Indo-west-central Pacific.

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.
IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)
drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones (map not available)


Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • New South Wales: SE oceanic

Ecological Descriptors



General References

Brandt, S.B. 1983. Temporal and spatial patterns of lanternfish (family Myctophidae) communities associated with a warm-core eddy. Marine Biology, Berlin 74 : 231-244 figs 1-8


Common Name References

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. ( Spurcheek Lanternfish )


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
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