The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Sympterichthys unipennis (Cuvier, 1817)

Smooth handfish

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1800-1804

 

Distribution

Tasmania, Australia

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Last, P. R. and Gledhill, D. C. (2009). A revision of the Australian handfishes (Lophiiformes: Brachionichthyidae), with descriptions of three new genera and nine new species. Zootaxa 2252(1): 1-77.

https://news.mongabay.com/2020/06/the-first-modern-day-marine-fish-has-officially-gone-extinct-more-may-follow/

https://www.livescience.com/handfish-extinct.html

 

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