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CAAB: 37466014

Species Caprichthys gymnura McCulloch & Waite, 1915

Rigid Boxfish, Black-spotted Boxfish, Ornate Pigmy Boxfish




South Australia, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Fowlers Bay, SA (132°50'E) to northwest of Kalbarri, WA (27°18'S); temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Central Western Province (6)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, inshore, rock reef.

Extra Ecological Information

To 200 m, usually trawled.


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)