Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37416012

Species Heteroclinus macrophthalmus Hoese, 1976

Large-eye Weedfish, Large-eyed Weedfish, Tasselled Weedfish




South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Wilsons Promontory, VIC (146°22'E) to Recherche Archipelago, WA (122°14'E) and north-eastern TAS; temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


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), Southeast Shelf Transition (37)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, inshore, marine, rock reef, seagrass.


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 01-Feb-2013 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)