Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37255013

Species Hoplostethus melanopus (Weber, 1913)

Smallscale Sawbelly, Smallscale Slimehead




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information

North of Melville Island (131º39´E) and north-east of Hinchinbrook Island, QLD (18°07'S, 147°30'E) to off Sydney, NSW (33º57´S); tropical, east-Atlantic-Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Central Eastern Province (12), Northeast Transition (19)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental slope.


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)
06-Jun-2016 BERYCIFORMES 17-May-2016 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED