Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37346043

Species Lutjanus fulvus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Blacktail Snapper, Black-tail Snapper, Yellow-margined Sea Perch, Yellow-margined Seaperch, Yellowmargined Sea Perch



New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Scott Reef, WA (14°03'S) and Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea (12°15'S) to Sydney, NSW (33°53'S), also Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands and Norfolk Island; tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Province (2), Norfolk Island Province (21), Cocos (Keeling) Island Province (22), Christmas Island Province (23), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), 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, mangrove, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

1-75 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)
18-Dec-2012 18-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED