Allenichthys glauerti (Whitley, 1944)
Glauert's anglerfish
photo by Barker, D.

Family:  Antennariidae (Frogfishes), subfamily: Histiophryninae
Max. size:  19 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  demersal; marine; depth range - 145 m
Distribution:  Eastern Indian Ocean: Endemic to southern Australia, from Beagle Islands, Western Australia to Kangaroo Islands, South Australia.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  A temperate (Ref. 7300) and benthic (Ref. 75154) species found inshore on reefs (Ref. 7300) but has been recorded from the continental shelf in depths greater than 145 m (Ref. 9563).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Binohlan, Crispina B. - 15.07.95
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 15.07.13

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