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Species Photoblepharon palpebratum (Boddaert, 1781)

Onefin Flashlightfish, One-fin Flashlightfish

  • Sparus palpebratus Boddaert, P. 1781. Beschreibung zweier merkw├╝rdiger Fische (Sparus palpebratus und Muraena colubrina). Neue Nordische Beitr├Ąge (Pallas) 1781: 55-57 pl. 2 [not seen] [55, pl. 4, figs 1-2].
    Type data:
     Status unknown, whereabouts unknown, Banda, Indonesia.

 

Distribution

States

Queensland


Extra Distribution Information

Tropical, 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)

IMCRA

Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • Coral Sea Islands Territory
    • Queensland: Great Barrier Reef

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, nocturnal.

 

General References

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1997. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Bathurst : Crawford House Press 557 pp. figs. [498]

 

Common Name References

Randall, J.E., Allen, G.R. & Steene, R. 1997. Fishes of the Great Barrier Reef and Coral Sea. Bathurst : Crawford House Press 557 pp. figs. [498] (One-fin Flashlightfish)

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. (Onefin Flashlightfish)

 

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)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED