Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Araeosoma owstoni Mortensen, 1904




Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Cape Lambert to Port Hedland WA; west Pacific Ocean. Depth range 70-210 m.

Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)
drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones (map not available)


Northwest Shelf Province (27)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • 200 m bathymetric: NW coast

Oriental Region

  • West Pacific Ocean

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, continental slope, tropical.


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-2016 28-Feb-2013 MODIFIED
15-Sep-2023 11-May-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)