Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37022002

Species Echinorhinus cookei Pietschmann, 1928

Prickly Shark, Cooks Bramble Shark, Prickley Shark



Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Known from scattered localities including south of VIC and west of TAS to off Cape Northumberland, SA and off northeast QLD; tropical, temperate, Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northeast Province (18), West Tasmania Transition (9)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, continental slope, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

Surface to 1100 m, usually below 70 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)
16-Apr-2012 16-Apr-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)