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CAAB: 37398002

Species Crapatalus munroi Last & Edgar, 1987

Pink Sandfish, Munro's Pygmy-stargazer, Robust Pygmy Stargazer, Robust Pygmy-stargazer, Stargazing Sandfish




South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Gippsland Lakes, VIC (147°57'E) to Great Australian Bight, SA (31°50'S, 130°48'E) and south to D'Entrecasteaux Channel, TAS (43°17'S); temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Southeast Shelf Transition (37)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, inshore, sand bottom marine.

Extra Ecological Information

Depth range: 0-18 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 24-Aug-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