Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Jacksonaster depressum (Lesson, 1841)


Generic Combinations

  • Jacksonaster depressum (Lesson, 1841).




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Coral Bay, WA to Low Is., Capricorn Group, Qld and Port Jackson, NSW; Indo-west Pacific Ocean. Depth range 0-85 m, ?Miocene deposits from Fiji, Pliocene deposits from East Africa and Java, Pleistocene deposits from the Red Sea, Somalia, Persian Gulf and New Hebrides

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)


Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, deposit feeder, inshore, 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)
17-Feb-2012 17-Feb-2012 MOVED
12-Feb-2010 (import)