The Scalytail Toadfish is an Australian endemic species.
The species looks similar to the Weeping Toadfish but lacks the 'tear lines' on the cheek.
The Scalytail Toadfish only occurs in Australian waters.
The map below shows the Australian distribution of the species based on public sightings and specimens in Australian Museums. Click on the map for detailed information. Source: Atlas of Living Australia.
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- Hutchins, B. & R. Swainston. 1986. Sea Fishes of Southern Australia. Complete Field Guide for Anglers and Divers. Swainston Publishing. Pp. 180.
- Kuiter, R.H. & H. Debelius. 2006. World Atlas of Marine Fishes. IKAN-Unterwasserarchiv. Pp. 720.