Australian Biological Resources Study

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CAAB: 37261011

Species Myripristis kuntee Valenciennes, 1831

Epaulette Soldierfish, Epaulette Squirrelfish, Kuntee Soldierfish, Kuntee Squirrelfish, Shoulderbar Soldierfish



Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

North West Cape, WA (21º55´S) to Moreton Bay, QLD (27ºS), Rowley Shoals and Scott Reef, WA, Hibernia Reef and Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea, Portlock Reef and Lihou Reef, Coral Sea, records from NT require confirmation; tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Lord Howe Province (14), Northeast Province (18), Timor Province (2), Cape Province (20), Cocos (Keeling) Island Province (22), Christmas Island Province (23), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northwest Transition (3), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory, Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, nocturnal.


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)
06-Jun-2016 BERYCIFORMES 10-Dec-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED