Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37435003

Species Gunnellichthys curiosus Dawson, 1968

Curious Wormfish




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Long Island, Houtman Abrolhos, WA (28°29'S) and Endeavour Reef, QLD (15°47'S), and Lihou Reefs, Coral Sea (151°53'E); tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northeast Province (18), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, nectonic.

Extra Ecological Information

9-60 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)
04-Dec-2018 GOBIOIDEI 29-Jun-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
14-May-2015 GOBIOIDEI 13-May-2015 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED