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CAAB: 37288013

Species Gargariscus prionocephalus (Duméril, 1868)

Jaggedhead Gurnard, Jaggedhead Armoured Gurnard




Northern Territory, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

N of the Monte Bello Islands, WA (19º38´S) to NW of King Soung, WA and the Arafura Sea N of Melville Island, NT (130º26´E); tropical, Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Timor Province (2), Northwest Transition (3), Northwest Province (4)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, continental slope.

Extra Ecological Information



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)
06-May-2015 SCORPAENIFORMES 07-Jul-2016 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
12-Feb-2010 (import)