Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37353006

Species Argyrops spinifer (Forsskål, 1775)

Frypan Bream, Bowen Snapper, Frying-pan Snapper, Frypan Snapper, King Soldierbream, Long-spined Snapper, Longfin Snapper, Longspine Snapper

Generic Combinations




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Shark Bay, WA (25º21'S) to off Broome Head, NSW (29º34'S); tropical, Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, inshore, marine.


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)
14-Dec-2012 14-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED