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CAAB: 37376004

Species Aplodactylus westralis Russell, 1987

Western Seacarp, Cockatoo Morwong, Western Australian Seacarp, Western Sea Carp




South Australia, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Rottnest Island, WA (32°03'S) to York Peninsula, SA (approximately 137°15'E); temperate. Distribution in SA based on observation by B. Hutchins.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Inshore, marine, rock reef.

Extra Ecological Information

Common in weedy reef areas, 1-20 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)
13-Nov-2012 13-Nov-2012 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED