Australian Biological Resources Study

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CAAB: 37060082

Species Enchelycore schismatorhynchus (Bleeker, 1853)

Bentjaw Moray, White-margined Moray


Generic Combinations





Extra Distribution Information

Christmas Island, Indian Ocean, and Great Barrier Reef from Sir Charles Hardy Island (11°55'S, 143°27'E) to Swain Reefs (21°59'S, 152°21'E), QLD distribution based on specimens in the AM and QM ; tropical, Indo-West Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Christmas Island Province (23), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, coral reef.

Extra Ecological Information

5-35 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)
05-Mar-2019 ELOPOMORPHA 02-Oct-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese (AM)
ANGUILLIFORMES 25-May-2012 ADDED Dr Dianne Bray