Lithographic colour proof by Arthur Bartholomew of a Tasselled Anglerfish from rockpools at Brighton shore, Port Phillip, finally published as Plate 123 in The Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria. The illustrated specimen is the holotype of Chironectes bifurcatus McCoy 1886 (NMV A 521), a fish that McCoy considered to be undescribed at the time.

Unfortunately for McCoy, François Laporte de Castelnau had already described the species in 1872, naming it Chironectes filamentosus. Being the first description of this anglerfish, Castelnau's name has priority, with McCoy's name becoming a junior synonym. Ted Pietsch subsquently placed the Tasselled Anglerfish in the genus Rhycherus, and Rhycherus filamentosus (Castelnau 1872) is the valid name of this species.

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Tasselled Anglerfish, Rhycherus filamentosus (Castelnau, 1872) by Arthur Bartholomew. Colour proof b, lithographic ink on paper, 28cm x 19cm. Published as Plate 123 in The Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria by Frederick McCoy.

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