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Genus Simenchelys Gill, 1879

  • Simenchelys Gill, T.N. in Goode, G.B. & Bean, T.H. 1879. A catalogue of the fishes of Essex County, Massachusetts, including the fauna of Massachusetts Bay and the contiguous deep waters. Bulletin of the Essex Institute 11: 1-38 [27].
    Type species:
     Simenchelys parasiticus Gill, 1879 by monotypy.

 

Distribution

States

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


Extra Distribution Information

Circumglobal.


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

Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Lord Howe Province (14), Central Eastern Transition (15), Kenn Transition (16), Northeast Province (18), Northeast Transition (19), Southern Province (8), West Tasmania Transition (9)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • New South Wales: SE oceanic
    • Queensland: SE oceanic
    • South Australia: S oceanic
    • Tasmania: S oceanic, SE oceanic
    • Victoria: S oceanic, SE oceanic

General References

Paxton, J.R., Gates, J.E., Bray, D.J. & Hoese, D.F. 2006. Family Synaphobranchidae. pp. 260-263 in Beesley, P.L. & Wells, A. (eds). Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Volume 35 Australia : ABRS & CSIRO Publishing Parts 1-3, 2178 pp. [263]

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. [108]

Smith, D.G. 2008. Family Synaphobranchidae. pp. 160-166 in Gomon. M.F., Bray, D.J. & Kuiter, R.H (eds). Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast. Sydney : Reed New Holland 928 pp. [163]

Smith, M.M. & Heemstra, P.C. (eds) 1986. Smith's Sea Fishes. Johannesburg : Macmillan South Africa xx + 1047 pp. 144 pls. [190]

Sulak, K.J. & Shcherbachev, Y.N. 1997. Zoogeography and systematics of six deep-living genera of synaphobranchid eels, with a key to taxa and description of two new species of Ilyophis. Bulletin of Marine Science 60(3): 1158-1194 [1161]

 

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)
24-Sep-2011 ANGUILLIFORMES 24-Sep-2011 MOVED Dr Dianne Bray
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED