WoRMS taxon details

Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorHistiophryne maggiewalker Arnold & Pietsch, 2011

712510  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:712510)

accepted
Species
marine, brackish, fresh
Arnold, R. J.; Pietsch, T. W. (2011). A new species of frogfish of the genus Histiophryne (Teleostei: Lophiiformes: Antennariidae) from Queensland, Australia. Zootaxa. 2925: 63-68. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype  QM I.38176, locality Alexandria Bay (found...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype QM I.38176, locality Alexandria Bay (found washed up on the beach of Alexandria Bay, Noosa Heads, southeast Queensland) [details]
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Known only from shallow inshore waters of Queensland, Australia, all specimens collected within 130 kilometers, in 7–12 m...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Known only from shallow inshore waters of Queensland, Australia, all specimens collected within 130 kilometers, in 7–12 m of water; the holotype washed up on the beach of Alexandria Bay, Noosa Heads, southeast Queensland. Four specimens, a non-gravid female, male, and two juveniles, were collected.
together. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology This species is named in honor of Maggie Walker for her service and dedication to science and education at the University...  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology This species is named in honor of Maggie Walker for her service and dedication to science and education at the University of Washington and The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. [details]
Bailly, N. (2012). Histiophryne maggiewalker Arnold & Pietsch, 2011. In: Froese, R. and D. Pauly. Editors. (2017). FishBase. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=712510 on 2018-01-20

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2012-12-21 12:57:20Z
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original description Arnold, R. J.; Pietsch, T. W. (2011). A new species of frogfish of the genus Histiophryne (Teleostei: Lophiiformes: Antennariidae) from Queensland, Australia. Zootaxa. 2925: 63-68. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

basis of record Froese, R. & D. Pauly (Editors). (2017). FishBase. World Wide Web electronic publication. , available online at http://www.fishbase.org [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorHolotype QM I.38176, locality Alexandria Bay (found washed up on the beach of Alexandria Bay, Noosa Heads, southeast Queensland) [details]
From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Known only from shallow inshore waters of Queensland, Australia, all specimens collected within 130 kilometers, in 7–12 m of water; the holotype washed up on the beach of Alexandria Bay, Noosa Heads, southeast Queensland. Four specimens, a non-gravid female, male, and two juveniles, were collected.
together. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEcology While some frogfishes are notorious for their insatiable appetite, including tendencies to cannibalize one another, it is possible these four were living together peacefully. We might even be tempted to speculate that the two juveniles are the offspring of one or both of the adults. [details]

Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorEtymology This species is named in honor of Maggie Walker for her service and dedication to science and education at the University of Washington and The Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture. [details]