Australian Biological Resources Study

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CAAB: 37020043

Species Isistius plutodus Garrick & Springer, 1964

Largetooth Cookiecutter Shark, Large-tooth Cookiecutter Shark, Largetooth Cookie-cutter Shark




New South Wales, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information

Coral Sea, near Lihou Reef, QLD and off Newcastle, NSW; temperate, discontinuous (Gulf of Mexico and NW Pacific).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Eastern Province (12), Northeast Province (18)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, marine, mesopelagic, oceanic province.

Extra Ecological Information

Surface to around 1000 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)
16-Apr-2012 16-Apr-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)