Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Melichthys indicus Randall & Klausewitz, 1973

Indian Triggerfish



Extra Distribution Information

Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands; Tropical, Indian (east to western Indonesia)

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Cocos (Keeling) Island Province (22), Christmas Island Province (23)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore.

Extra Ecological Information

2-20 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)
TETRAODONTIFORMES 28-Apr-2014 ADDED Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)