Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Histocidaris elegans (A. Agassiz, 1879)

Generic Combinations

  • Histocidaris elegans (A. Agassiz, 1879).




New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Off Broome, WA and off Sugarloaf Point, NSW to off Flinders Is., Tas; east Indo-west Pacific Ocean. Depth range 150-1980 m

Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Timor Province (2), Northwest Transition (3)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, continental slope, temperate, tropical.


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)
16-Feb-2012 16-Feb-2012 MOVED
12-Feb-2010 (import)