Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37384051

Species Anampses twistii Bleeker, 1856

Yellowbreast Wrasse, Twister Wrasse, Yellow-breasted Wrasse, Yellowbreasted Wrasse



Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Rowley Shoals (17°35'S, 118°58'E) and Scott Reef (14°02'S, 121°52'E), WA, Ashmore and Cartier Reefs, Timor Sea (12°16'S, 123°15'E), Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and Lizard Island, QLD (14°41'S, 145°52'E) and Coral Sea reefs including Coringa-Herald Cays, Diamond Islets and Lihou Reefs; tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northeast Province (18), Northeast Transition (19), Timor Province (2), Cape Province (20), Cocos (Keeling) Island Province (22), Christmas Island Province (23), Northwest Transition (3), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory, Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore.

Extra Ecological Information

5 - 30 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