Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Halicmetus ruber Alcock, 1891

Red Shortnose Seabat



Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

North West Shelf from north of West Cape (21°30'S, 113°56’E) to southwest of Scott Reef (14°33’S, 121°15’E), WA; tropical, Indo-west Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


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

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental slope.


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)
Halicmetus Alcock, 1891 13-Nov-2019 ADDED Dr Matthew Lockett