Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37467036

Species Canthigaster amboinensis (Bleeker, 1865)

Ambon Toby, Ambon Puffer




New South Wales, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information

Tijou Reef, QLD (13°05'S) to Sydney, NSW (33°51'S), also Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands; tropical, Indo-Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Cocos (Keeling) Island Province (22), Christmas Island Province (23), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, rock reef.

Extra Ecological Information

In surge zone, 0-10 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)
12-Feb-2010 (import)