Australian Biological Resources Study

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CAAB: 37015024

Species Asymbolus rubiginosus Last, Gomon & Gledhill, 1999

Orange Spotted Catshark, Rusty Catshark, Rustyspotted Catshark, Spotted Catshark




New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Off south-eastern Australia from Moreton Bay, QLD to off Port Arthur, TAS; temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, continental slope, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

25–540 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)
16-Apr-2012 16-Apr-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)