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CAAB: 37384180

Species Anampses melanurus Bleeker, 1857

Blacktail Wrasse, New Guinea Wrasse, White-spotted Wrasse




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Scott and Seringapatam Reefs, WA (13°54'S, 121°54'E) and possibly Kimberley coast, Cartier Reef, Timor Sea (12°32'S, 123°33'E), Christmas Island, and Arlington Reef, QLD (16°42'S, 146°07'E); tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Province (2), Christmas Island Province (23), Northeast Shelf Province (40)

Other Regions

Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore.

Extra Ecological Information

15 - 40 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)
27-Jul-2017 LABROIDEI 01-Jun-2017 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED