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Opistognathus alleni Smith-Vaniz, 2004
ABROLHOS JAWFISH
Opistognathus sp

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Species Opistognathus alleni Smith-Vaniz, 2004

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Species Opistognathus alleni Smith-Vaniz, 2004

Abrolhos Jawfish

 

Miscellaneous Literature Names

 

Distribution

States

Western Australia


Extra Distribution Information

Houtmans Abrolhos (28°30´S) to Exmouth Gulf (21°42´S), WA; tropical.

Australian Endemic.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IMCRA

Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, inshore, marine, sand bottom marine.

Extra Ecological Information

0.2–33 m.

 

General References

Allen, G.R. & Swainston, R. 1988. The Marine Fishes of North-Western Australia. A field guide for anglers and divers . Perth, WA : Western Australian Museum vi 201 pp., 70 pls. [126] (fig. 814, as Opistognathus sp.)

Smith-Vaniz, W.F. 2004. Descriptions of Six New Species of Jawfishes (Opistognathidae: Opistognathus ) from Australia. Records of the Australian Museum 56 : 209-224 [210-212]

 

Common Name References

Allen, G.R. & Swainston, R. 1988. The Marine Fishes of North-Western Australia. A field guide for anglers and divers . Perth, WA : Western Australian Museum vi 201 pp., 70 pls. [126] ( Abrolhos Jawfish )

 

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