Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37020034

Species Euprotomicrus bispinatus (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)

Pygmy Shark



Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Off Perth (31º57´S) to off Rowley Shoals (17º20´S); tropical, temperate, circumglobal.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Northwest Transition (3), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Northwest Province (4), Central Western Transition (5), Central Western Province (6)

Ecological Descriptors

Marine, mesopelagic, oceanic.

Extra Ecological Information

Surface to 400 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)