Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

CAAB: 37287132

Species Hipposcorpaena filamentosa Fowler, 1938

Filamentous Scorpionfish




Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Near Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea (12º27'S) based on NMV specimens; tropical, west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Province (2)

Other Regions

Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf.

Extra Ecological Information

10-95 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)
SCORPAENIFORMES 14-Dec-2011 ADDED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)