Australian Biological Resources Study

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CAAB: 37381020

Species Liza melinoptera (Valenciennes, 1836)

Otomebora Mullet




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Shark Bay, WA (25°21´S) to Proserpine area, QLD (20°29´S), some Australian records possibly are Liza macrolepis, which has been confused with L. melinoptera; tropical, Indo-west–central Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Estuary, inshore, mud bottom-marine, pelagic, 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)
13-Apr-2015 MUGILIFORMES 07-Aug-2014 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
12-Feb-2010 (import)