Australian Biological Resources Study

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CAAB: 37367008

Species Histiopterus typus Temminck & Schlegel, 1844

Threebar Boarfish, Sailfin Armourhead, Three-barred Boarfish



New South Wales, Northern Territory, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Off Port Hedland, WA (18°32'S, 118°17'E) to Arafura Sea, NT (9°47'S, 130°25'E) and Port Stephens (32°44'S) to off Gosford (33°20'S, 152°30'E), NSW; tropical, Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Central Eastern Province (12), Timor Province (2), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northwest Transition (3), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, marine, rock reef.

Extra Ecological Information

40-400 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)
23-Nov-2012 23-Nov-2012 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED