Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37229015

Species Encheliophis vermiops Markle & Olney, 1990

Pygmy Pearlfish





Extra Distribution Information

Heron Island; tropical, west Indian Ocean (South Africa).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northeast Shelf Province (40)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, coral reef, inshore.

Extra Ecological Information

Holothurian commensal. 0-40m.


Common Name References

Seafood Services Australia 2008. Australian Fish Names Standard. (Web 2004. Fishbase., Fishbase) (Pygmy Pearlfish)


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)
22-Jun-2015 OPHIDIIFORMES 17-May-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED