Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Coelastrea aspera (Verrill, 1866)



New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Albany to northern Kimberley, WA, Darwin to Groote Eylandt, NT, and Torres Strait, QLD, to northern NSW, however removal of C. incrustans from synonymy by Mitsuki et al. (2014) may affect this distribution; Indo-west Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Lord Howe Province (14), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory, Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

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)
05-Aug-2022 CNIDARIA 21-Jul-2022 MODIFIED
SCLERACTINIA Bourne, 1900 12-May-2017 ADDED Dr Zoe Richards