Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37460019

Species Crossorhombus azureus (Alcock, 1889)

Chain-mail Flounder, Bluespotted Flounder, Chain-mail Wide-eyed Flounder



Hensley & Randall (1993) regarded C. kanekonis as a junior synonym of C. azureus, but other workers recognise that species from Japan.




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Shark Bay (25°21'S) to west of Broome (17°50'S, 121°41'E), WA, Lizard Island, QLD (14°40'S), and possibly off Brunswick Heads, NSW; tropical, east-Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

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