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CAAB: 37462022

Species Brachirus breviceps Ogilby, 1910

Shorthead Sole, Short-headed Sole


Generic Combinations





Extra Distribution Information

Rockhampton, QLD (23°22'S); tropical.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northeast Shelf Province (40)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, coastal, inshore, soft bottom.


Common Name References

Munro, I.S.R. 1961. Handbook of Australian fishes. Nos 1–42. Australian Fisheries Newsletter 15–17, 19, 20: 1-172 [published as separates 1956–1961] [70] (Short-headed Sole)

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. (Shorthead Sole)


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)
08-Jul-2015 PLEURONECTOIDEI 27-Jun-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED