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  • Bruce, B. D., M. A. Green, and P. R. Last. 1997. Developing captive husbandry techniques for spotted handfish, Brachionichthys hirsutus, and monitoring the 1996 spawning season. Final report to Endangered Species Unit, Environment Australia. CSIRO Div. Marine Research Hobart.
  • Bruce, B. D., M. A. Green, and P. R. Last. 1999. Aspects of the biology of the endangered spotted handfish, Brachionichthys hirsutus (Lophiiformes: Brachionichthyidae) off southern Australia. In: Proc. 5th Indo-Pac. Fish Conf., Noumea, 1997. In: Séret B. and Sire, J.-Y., eds. Proc. 5th Indo-Pac. Fish Conf., Noumea, 1997: 369-380.
  • Last, P. R., E. O. G. Scott, and F. H. Talbot. 1983. Fishes of Tasmania. Tasmanian Fisheries Development Authority, Hobart, viii + 563 pp.
  • Last, P.R., and B.D. Bruce. 1997. Spotted handfish. Nature Australia. 25(7): 20-21.
  • Nelson, Joseph S. 1984. Fishes of the World, Second Edition. xv + 523
  • Nelson, Joseph S. 1994. Fishes of the World, Third Edition. xvii + 600
  • Pietsch, T. W. 1981. The osteology and relationships of the anglerfish genus Tetrabrachium, with comments on lophiiform classification. U. S. Fish. Bull., 79(3): 387-419.
  • Pietsch, T. W., and D. B. Grobecker. 1987. Frogfishes of the World: Systematics, Zoogeography, and Behavioral Ecology. Stanford University Press, Stanford, xxii + 420 pp.


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