Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

External Links

CAAB: 37408011

Species Cirripectes castaneus (Valenciennes, 1836)

Chestnut Blenny, Chestnut Eyelash-blenny, Spotted-chin Blenny

Generic Combinations


Miscellaneous Literature Names




New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Clerke Reef (17°20'S) to Mermaid Reef (17°06'S), WA and Portlock Reef, Coral Sea (9°44'S) to Seal Rocks, NSW (31°26'S); tropical, Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Lord Howe Province (14), Timor Province (2), Cape Province (20), Norfolk Island Province (21), Cocos (Keeling) Island Province (22), Christmas Island Province (23), Northwest Transition (3), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, coral reef, inshore, marine.


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)
01-Feb-2013 01-Feb-2013 MODIFIED
09-Nov-2011 MODIFIED