Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37351012

Species Lethrinus rubrioperculatus Sato, 1978

Spotcheek Emperor, Red-eared Emperor, Red-ears, Red-edged Emperor, Scarlet-cheek Emperor, Spot Cheek Emperor




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Ningaloo Reef (21°56'S) to Rowley Shoals (17°20'S) and Scott Reef (14°03'S), WA, Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea (12°15'S) and southeast of Troubadour Shoals, Timor Sea (10°02'S), NT, also Providential Passage, QLD (12°36'S) to North Solitary Island, NSW (29°56'S); tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Province (2), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Northwest Transition (3), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, marine, rubble bottom, sand bottom marine.


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)
19-Dec-2012 19-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
01-Dec-2011 MODIFIED