Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37416016

Species Heteroclinus wilsoni (Lucas, 1891)

Wilson's Weedfish, Wilsons Weedfish


Miscellaneous Literature Names




New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Nullica Bay, NSW (37°38'S) to Kangaroo, Island, SA (137°13'E), and throughout TAS; temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Southeast Shelf Transition (37)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, inshore, marine, rock reef.

Extra Ecological Information

Kelp beds, 1–20 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)
01-Feb-2013 01-Feb-2013 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)