Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Acanthopleura gemmata (Blainville, 1825)


Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

QLD, WA, NT, Indo-west Pacific Oceans.

Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)
drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • 200 m bathymetric: Great Barrier Reef, Gulf of Carp., N coast, NE coast, NW coast

Ecological Descriptors

Littoral, rock reef.

Extra Ecological Information

Littoral, rock reef.


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)
12-Feb-2010 (import)