Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

External Links

CAAB: 37465041

Species Cantherhines fronticinctus (Günther, 1866)

Spectacled Leatherjacket, Spectacled Filefish


Generic Combinations




New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Shark Bay (25°30'S) to North West Shelf (15°48'S, 121°03'E), WA and Escape Reef, QLD (15°49’S) to off Coffs Harbour, NSW (30º22'S) and Lord Howe Island; tropical, Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Lord Howe Province (14), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore.


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)
12-Feb-2010 (import)