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Species Drombus triangularis (Weber, 1909)

Brown Drombus



Tentatively the name Drombus triangularis is used for this common Australian species. It may prove to be a synonym of Drombus palackyi Jordan & Seale, 1905 from the Philippines.




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Wyndham, WA (15°24'S) to Sarina, QLD (21°26'S); tropical, Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

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Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, estuary, inshore, mangrove.


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)
04-Dec-2018 GOBIOIDEI 02-Jul-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
14-May-2015 GOBIOIDEI 10-Sep-2014 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED