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Diaphus termophilus Tåning, 1928
Taaning's Lantern Fish; Taanings Lantern Fish

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Species Diaphus termophilus Tåning, 1928


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CAAB : 37122041 Taxon concept Diaphus_termophilus last modified 2010-07-27 10:07:22.682

Species Diaphus termophilus Tåning, 1928

Warmwater Lanternfish , Taaning's Lantern Fish




New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania

Extra Distribution Information

Off Tully, QLD (17º56´S) and off Tuggerah Lake, NSW (33º20´S) to off Hobart, TAS (42º39´S); tropical, temperate, discontinuous (Atlantic and south-west Pacific).

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)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Central Eastern Transition (15), Kenn Transition (16), Kenn Province (17), Northeast Province (18), Northeast Transition (19), Cape Province (20)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • New South Wales: SE oceanic
    • Queensland: NE oceanic
    • Tasmania: SE oceanic

Ecological Descriptors



General References

Brandt, S.B. 1981. Effects of a warm-core eddy on fish distribution in the Tasman Sea off east Australia. Marine Ecology Progress Series 6 : 19-33 figs 1-7


Common Name References

Fishbase 2004. Fishbase at. http://www.fishbase.org/Summary. (Fishbase) (Taaning's Lantern Fish)

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. http://www.fishnames.com.au/. ( Warmwater Lanternfish )


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
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