Overview

Distribution

Indian Ocean: Saya de Malha and Ninety East ridges, northwest coast of Australia. Western Pacific: Indonesia.
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Indo-West Pacific.
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Physical Description

Size

Maximum size: 515 mm TL
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Max. size

51.5 cm TL (male/unsexed; (Ref. 10437))
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Type Information

Type for Coryphaenoides asprellus
Catalog Number: USNM 72935
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Illustration
Year Collected: 1909
Locality: Selang Point (Bachian Island), North 56 Degrees West 12.5 Miles, South of Patiente Strait, Bachian Island, Indonesia, Moluccas, Pacific
Depth (m): 1545 to 1545
Vessel: Albatross
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Paratype for Macrourus aequatoris
Catalog Number: USNM 78237
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Year Collected: 1909
Locality: Gulf of Tomini, Celebes; Binang Unang Island Peak S. 87 Degrees E., 19 Miles, Unauna Island (Binang Unang/Binang Oenang), Togian Islands, Sulawesi Tengah, Indonesia, Togian Archipelago, Gulf of Tomini, Pacific
Depth (m): 1992 to 1992
Vessel: Albatross
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Type for Macrourus aequatoris
Catalog Number: USNM 72937
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Division of Fishes
Preparation: Illustration
Year Collected: 1909
Locality: Gulf of Tomini, Celebes; Binang Unang Island Peak S. 87 Degrees E., 19 Miles, Unauna Island (Binang Unang/Binang Oenang), Togian Islands, Sulawesi Tengah, Indonesia, Togian Archipelago, Gulf of Tomini, Pacific
Depth (m): 1992 to 1992
Vessel: Albatross
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Ecology

Habitat

Environment

bathydemersal; marine; depth range 1500 - 2290 m (Ref. 10437)
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Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 1545 - 1545
 
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Depth: 1500 - 2290m.
From 1500 to 2290 meters.

Habitat: bathydemersal.
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Conservation

Threats

Not Evaluated
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