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CAAB: 37465060

Species Meuschenia venusta Hutchins, 1977

Stars-and-stripes Leatherjacket, Beautiful Leatherjacket, Stars And Stripes Leatherjacket




New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Sydney, NSW (33°53'S) to Shark Bay, WA (25°30'S); temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Inshore, rock reef.

Extra Ecological Information

Usually in depths over 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)
12-Feb-2010 (import)