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CAAB: 37466015

Species Anoplocapros amygdaloides Fraser-Brunner, 1941

Western Smooth Boxfish, Blue Boxfish, Robust Boxfish



South Australia, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Eastern Great Australian Bight, SA (134°00'E) to Shark Bay, WA (25°30'S); temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, inshore, rock reef, seagrass.

Extra Ecological Information

2–100 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)
12-Feb-2010 (import)