Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37067038

Species Ariosoma howensis (McCulloch & Waite, 1916)

Lord Howe Conger

Compiler and date details

18 August 2011 - Dianne J. Bray, Douglass F. Hoese & Jennifer E. Gates


Miscellaneous Literature Names




New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

East of Flinders Reefs, Queensland Plateau, Coral Sea (17°35'S, 149°23'E) to off North Stradbroke Island, QLD (27°43'S, 153°48'E), and Lord Howe Island, Tasman Sea; subtropical, south-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Lord Howe Province (14), Central Eastern Transition (15), Kenn Transition (16), Kenn Province (17), Northeast Province (18), Northeast Transition (19), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, continental slope, inshore, soft bottom.

Extra Ecological Information

60-600 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)
05-Mar-2019 ELOPOMORPHA 31-Jul-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese (AM)
23-Sep-2011 ANGUILLIFORMES 23-Sep-2011 MOVED Dr Dianne Bray
27-Jul-2016 20-Aug-2011 MODIFIED
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED