Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

CAAB: 37212044

Species Halieutopsis nasuta (Alcock, 1891)


Miscellaneous Literature Names

  • Solocisquama cf stellulata [former name in CAAB].



This name is applied here, tentatively, based on identifications provided by H.-C Ho. Bradbury (2003) regarded the species as incertae sedis.




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

W of Alison Point (23°25 S) to NW of Cape Leveque (16°14 S, 120°30'E), WA, and off Cape York (11-16°S) to E of the Whitsunday Islands, QLD, based on specimens in AM, CSIRO, NTM;& QM; tropical, Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Eastern Transition (15), Northeast Province (18), Northeast Transition (19), Cape Province (20), Northwest Transition (3), Northwest Province (4), Central Western Transition (5)

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)
LOPHIIFORMES 15-Jan-2014 ADDED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)