Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

CAAB: 37401011

Species Champsodon vorax Günther, 1867

Greedy Gaper

Miscellaneous Literature Names




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Off Shark Bay, WA (25°52'S) to north of Townsville, QLD (18°00'S, 147°07'E); tropical, east-Indo-west-Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Northeast Transition (19), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, continental slope.

Extra Ecological Information

Depth range: 34-300 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)
08-Oct-2015 TRACHINOIDEI 16-Sep-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
22-Sep-2011 22-Sep-2011 MODIFIED
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED