Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37012002

Species Alopias superciliosus Lowe, 1841

Bigeye Thresher




New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

North West Shelf, WA, Townsville to Fraser Island, QLD, Middleton Reef and Crowdy Head, NSW and off SA; tropical, circumglobal.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Lord Howe Province (14), Central Eastern Transition (15), Kenn Transition (16), Kenn Province (17), Northeast Province (18), Northeast Transition (19), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Southern Province (8)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, continental slope, epipelagic, marine, oceanic.

Extra Ecological Information

Surface to 700 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)
16-Apr-2012 16-Jul-2015 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)