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CAAB: 37384100

Species Cymolutes torquatus (Valenciennes, 1840)

Razor Wrasse, Collared Knifefish


Generic Combinations




New South Wales, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information

Records of adults from northeast of Sir Charles Hardy Islands (11°51'S, 143°41'E) to Endeavour Reef (15°45'S, 145°42'E), QLD, but juveniles recorded as far south as Sydney Harbour, NSW (34°S, 151°E), also Lord Howe Island; tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Lord Howe Province (14), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, sand bottom marine, seagrass.

Extra Ecological Information

0 - 23 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)
27-Jul-2017 LABROIDEI 10-Jun-2017 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED