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CAAB: 37365065

Species Chaetodontoplus meredithi Kuiter, 1990

Queensland Yellowtail Angelfish, Meredith's Angelfish, Queensland Yellow-tail Angelfish, Yellow-finned Angelfish, Yellow-tail Angelfish



Closely related to Chaetodontoplus personifer from Western Australia, and sometimes recorded under that name from eastern Australia.




New South Wales, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information

Cape York Peninsula, QLD (14°00'S) to Sydney, NSW (33°53'S) and Lord Howe Island; tropical, south-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Lord Howe Province (14), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, marine, rock reef, silt bottom–marine.

Extra Ecological Information

Usually over 30 m.


History of changes

Note that this list may be incomplete for dates prior to September 2013.
Published As part of group Action Date Action Type Compiler(s)
19-Dec-2012 19-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED