Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37465059

Species Meuschenia trachylepis (Günther, 1870)

Yellowfin Leatherjacket, Yellow-finned Leather-jacket, Yellow-finned Leatherjacket

Generic Combinations


Miscellaneous Literature Names




New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Moreton Bay, QLD (27°25'S) to Lakes Entrance, VIC (37°55'S, 147°48'E), possibly north to Noosa (26°24'S) in QLD; temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Estuary, rock reef, seagrass.

Extra Ecological Information

Juveniles in seagrass; adults 1-40 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)
12-Feb-2010 (import)