Xenocephalus australiensis (Kishimoto, 1989)
Australian stargazer
photo by Graham, K.

Family:  Uranoscopidae (Stargazers)
Max. size:  30 cm TL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  bathydemersal; marine; depth range 299 - 500 m
Distribution:  Southwestern Pacific: Known only from the continental slope of northwestern Australia.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  Minimum depth from Ref. 58018.
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (124695)
Threat to humans:  harmless
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Luna, Susan M. - 09.03.05
Modified by: Reyes, Rodolfo B. - 06.10.21

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