Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Astropecten polyacanthus Müller & Troschel, 1842




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Dunsborough, WA to Wagonga Inlet, Narooma NSW; Indo-Pacific Ocean. Depth range 0-185 m

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, inshore, marine, 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)
04-Dec-2012 04-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)