Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37381010

Species Moolgarda buchanani (Bleeker, 1853)

Bluetail Mullet, Blue-tail Mullet, Buchanan's Mullet


Taxonomic Decision for Synonymy


Miscellaneous Literature Names




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Exmouth Gulf, WA (22°17´S) to Fitzroy River, QLD (23°30´S); tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, estuary, inshore, mud bottom-marine, pelagic, sand bottom marine.


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)
13-Apr-2015 MUGILIFORMES 05-Aug-2014 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
12-Feb-2010 (import)