Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Nototodarus gouldi (McCoy, 1888)

Red Arrow Squid


Generic Combinations

  • Nototodarus gouldi (McCoy, 1888).




New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

On continental shelf from about 27°S around southern coast to about Shark Bay, including Great Australian Bight and Bass Strait.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Western Shelf Transition (28), 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), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39)

Ecological Descriptors

Adult: continental shelf, continental slope, epipelagic, mesopelagic, nectonic, oceanic, temperate.

Juvenile: continental shelf, continental slope, mesopelagic, oceanic, planktonic.


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)
20-Mar-2014 TEUTHIDA 20-Mar-2014 MODIFIED Dr Julian Finn (NMV)
12-Feb-2010 (import)