Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37437005

Species Acanthurus auranticavus Randall, 1956

Ringtail Surgeonfish, Orange-socket Surgeonfish, Ring-tail Surgeon





Extra Distribution Information

Northern Great Barrier Reef (11°00'S) to Lizard Island (14°40'S), possibly further south to Lady Elliot Island (24°03'S), QLD, also Coringa-Herald Cay and Lihou Reef, Coral Sea; tropical, west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northeast Province (18), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, marine.


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)
11-Jun-2013 11-Jun-2013 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)