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Genus Acanthopagrus Peters, 1855


Excluded Taxa


SPARIDAE: Acanthopagrus berda (Forsskål, 1775) [restricted to Indian Ocean east to Singapore] — Iwatsuki, Y, Kume, M. & Yoshino, T. 2010. A new species, Acanthopagrus pacificus from the Western Pacific (Pisces, Sparidae). Bulletin of the National Museum of Nature and Science Series A 36(4): 115–130 [116]; Iwatsuki, Y. & Heemstra, P.C. 2010. Taxonomic review of the western Indian Ocean species of the genus Acanthopagrus Peters, 1855 (Perciformes: Sparidae), with description of a new species from Oman. Copeia 2010(1): 123-136 [127]

SPARIDAE: Acanthopagrus latus (Houttuyn, 1782) — Iwatsuki, Y. 2013. Review of the Acanthopagrus latus complex (Perciformes: Sparidae) with descriptions of three new species from the Indo-West Pacific Ocean. Journal of Fish Biology 83(1): 64-95 (restricted the species to the east Asian region (China, Taiwan, Korea and Japan); Australian records largely based on Acanthopagrus morrisoni)




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NSW, SA, Tas, Vic, WA: Eyre Yorke Block (EYB), Kanmantoo (KAN), South East Coastal Plain (SCP), Victorian Volcanic Plain (VVP) ; NT, Qld: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Wet Tropics (WT) ; NT, Qld, WA: Darwin Coastal (DAC)


Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

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)
18-Dec-2014 SPARIDAE 18-Dec-2014 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
14-Dec-2012 27-Jul-2014 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED