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CAAB: 37384201

Species Bodianus solatus Gomon, 2006



Previously misidentified as B. perditio on the west coast of Australia, see Introduction to B. perditio.




Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Houtman Abrolhos Islands, WA (28°30'S, 113°50'E) to western Arafura Sea, northeast of Croker Island, NT (10°46'S, 133°03'E); tropical.

Australian Endemic.

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)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf.

Extra Ecological Information

71–108 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)
27-Jul-2017 LABROIDEI 22-Jun-2016 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED