Australian Biological Resources Study

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CAAB: 37313012

Species Assiculus punctatus Richardson, 1846

Bluespotted Dottyback, Longfin Dottyback




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Shark Bay, WA (26º07´S) to Wellesley Islands, QLD, (16º26´S), Scott Reef WA (14ºS, 122ºE); tropical.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Province (2), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, marine, weed beds.

Extra Ecological Information

1-31 m, turbid reefs.


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)
16-Jul-2015 16-Jul-2015 MOVED
26-Nov-2012 26-Nov-2012 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED