Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37465042

Species Acreichthys tomentosus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Bristle-tail Leatherjacket, Banded Leather-jacket, Bristle-tail File-fish, Bristle-tailed Leatherjacket, Matted Leatherjacket, Seagrass Filefish



Northern Territory, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information

Groote Eylandt (136°40'E), NT, Murray Islands (9°56'S) and Moreton Bay (27°25'S), QLD, records from Australia unconfirmed, see Hutchins (2001); tropical, east-Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northern Shelf Province (25), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, rubble bottom, weed beds.


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)