Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37467040

Species Canthigaster janthinopterus (Bleeker, 1855)

Spotted Toby, Green-spotted Toby, Spotted Puffer, White-spotted Puffer


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Miscellaneous Literature Names




New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Ningaloo Reef (21°55'S) and Rowley Shoals (17°20'S), WA to Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea (12°16'S), Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and Raine Island (11°36'S) to Moreton Bay (27°24'S), QLD, with juveniles to Sydney, NSW (33°55'S), also Coral Sea Islands from Boot Reef (10°03'S) to Lihou Reef (17°22'S), Middleton Reef (29°29'S) and Lord Howe Island, NSW; tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Lord Howe Province (14), Northeast Province (18), Northeast Transition (19), Timor Province (2), Cape Province (20), Cocos (Keeling) Island Province (22), Christmas Island Province (23), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Northwest Transition (3), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory, Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

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)
28-Apr-2012 MODIFIED