Image: The holotype of Allomycterus pilatus, the Australian Burrfish,

The holotype of Allomycterus pilatus, the Australian Burrfish,

The holotype of Allomycterus pilatus. This specimen is stored in the Australian Museum fish collection (AMS I.15159). It was collected at a depth of 110 m, off Botany Bay, New South Wales in the early 1900s.

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Mark Allen
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© Australian Museum

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Tags fish, ichthyology, australian burrfish, Allomycterus pilatus, holotype,