Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37354007

Species Johnius borneensis (Bleeker, 1851)

River Jewfish, Croaker, Drum, Jewfish, Little Jewfish, River Jew, River Perch, Sharp-toothed Hammer Croaker, Sharptooth Hammer Croaker, Silver Teraglin



New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Broome, WA (17º58'E) to Hawkesbury River, NSW (33º33'S), possibly south to Exmouth Gulf, WA (22º15’S) on the west coast; tropical, Indo-west Pacific, often misidentified as Johnius australis.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


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

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, coastal, continental shelf, estuary, inshore.


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-Dec-2012 17-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED