Overview

Comprehensive Description

Biology

Found on the continental slope. Benthic (Ref. 75154).
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Distribution

Great Australian Bight northwest of Tasmania, Australia; known only from the holotype.
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Eastern Indian Ocean: off northwest Tasmania, Australia.
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Physical Description

Morphology

Dorsal spines (total): 0; Dorsal soft rays (total): 59; Analspines: 0; Analsoft rays: 55; Vertebrae: 67
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Size

Max. size

20.1 cm SL (female)
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Diagnostic Description

Caudal-fin rays 8; pectoral girdle with 3 radials, upper two notched; pectoral fin upper lobe of 17 rays, widely separated from lower lobe of 4 rays by a wide notch with 1 rudimentary ray; chin pores two, pit and anterior skin fold absent; Body deep, 125% HL; eye small, 18.8% HL; gill opening equal to eye, reaching ventrally to horizontal through eye center; body hump-backed; HL 20% SL, preanal 37% SL; color black, peritoneum black, mouth and tongue dark grey, tooth plates pale (Ref. 42734).
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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1050 - 1050
 
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Environment

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 1000 - 1100 m (Ref. 42734)
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Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1050 - 1050
 
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Conservation

Threats

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