Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

External Links

CAAB: 37206035

Species Alabes scotti Hutchins & Morrison, 2004

Scott's Shore Eel

Compiler and date details

27 September 2013 - Douglass F. Hoese, Dianne J. Bray & Matthew M. Lockett

20 December 2006 - Douglass F. Hoese & Dianne J. Bray




New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Tathra, NSW (36°37'S), to Cape Paterson, VIC (145°35'E) and off Wardleys Point, south of St Helens (41°40'S), TAS, possibly west to Portland, VIC on the southern coast; temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Southeast Shelf Transition (37)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, soft bottom.

Extra Ecological Information

24–46 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)
09-Oct-2013 GOBIESOCOIDEI 09-Oct-2013 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
12-Feb-2010 (import)