Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

External Links

CAAB: 37465046

Species Amanses scopas (Cuvier, 1829)

Broom Filefish, Broom Leatherjacket, Brush-sided Leatherjacket


Generic Combinations




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Rowley Shoals, WA (17°20'S), Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea (12°15'S), Christmas Island, and Murray Islands (9°56'S) to Capricorn Group (23°30'S), QLD; tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Province (2), Christmas Island Province (23), Northwest Transition (3), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands, Torres Strait Islands terrestrial, marine & freshwater

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, soft 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)