Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37460049

Species Chascanopsetta lugubris Alcock, 1894

Pelican Flounder




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Off Shark Bay, WA (24°53'S) to Arafura Sea north of Darwin (9°45'S, 130°14'E), northwest of Boot Reef, QLD (9°50'S, 144°23'E), and off Rockhampton, QLD (22°54'S, 152°12'E) to off Bermagui, NSW (36°34'S, 150°20'E); tropical, Atlantic Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Central Eastern Transition (15), Timor Province (2), Cape Province (20), Northwest Transition (3), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northwest Province (4), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Central Western Transition (5)

Other Regions

Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, continental slope, soft bottom.

Extra Ecological Information



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-Jul-2015 PLEURONECTOIDEI 11-Jun-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED