Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37346047

Species Macolor macularis Fowler, 1931

Midnight Snapper, Midnight Seaperch



Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Rowley Shoals (17°20'S) and Scott Reef (14°03'S), WA, Arafura Sea (10°08’S, 129°33’E), NT, and northern Great Barrier Reef (10°00'S) to Lizard Island (14°40'S), QLD, also Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea (12°15'S), also Christmas Island; tropical, east-Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Province (2), Cape Province (20), Christmas Island Province (23), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Transition (3), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coastal, coral reef, inshore, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

5-50 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