Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37416008

Species Heteroclinus adelaidae Castelnau, 1872

Adelaide Weedfish, Adelaide's Weedfish, Phillips Weedfish


Generic Combinations




South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Western Port Bay, VIC (145°13'E) to Shark Bay, WA (25°56'S) and throughout TAS; temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, estuary, inshore, marine, rock reef, seagrass, subtidal.


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)
01-Feb-2013 02-Jun-2021 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)