Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Araeosoma coriaceum (A. Agassiz, 1879)



Extra Distribution Information

New Australian record based on AM specimens from off Port Macquarie to off Port Stephens; east Indo-west Pacific Ocean. Depth range 360-495 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)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • 200 mile fishing zone: SE oceanic

Oriental Region

  • West Pacific Ocean

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, 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)
15-Sep-2023 ECHINODERMATA 28-Aug-2023 MODIFIED Nish Nizar (NMV)
27-Jul-2016 28-Feb-2013 MODIFIED
15-Sep-2023 11-May-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)