Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37261015

Species Myripristis vittata Valenciennes, 1831

Whitetip Soldierfish, Immaculate Squirrelfish, Red Soldierfish, Red-orange Squirrelfish, White-tipped Soldierfish



Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Rowley Shoals, WA (17º30´S), Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea and Lizard Island (14º05´S) and Escape Reef (15º50´S), QLD and Ashmore Reef, Coral Sea; tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Province (2), Cocos (Keeling) Island Province (22), Christmas Island Province (23), Northwest Transition (3), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

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 17-Dec-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED