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CAAB: 37258005

Species Centroberyx lineatus (Cuvier, 1829)

Swallowtail, Kingfish, Swallow-tail, Swallowtail Nannygai


Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy


Generic Combinations




New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

East of Merimbula, NSW (36º58´S) to south-west of Shark Bay, WA (27º26´S); temperate, North-west Pacific (Japan).

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), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Southeast Shelf Transition (37)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf.

Extra Ecological Information

12-157 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)
06-Jun-2016 BERYCIFORMES 09-Dec-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED