Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Ophidiaster hemprichi Müller & Troschel, 1842




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Rowley Shoals, WA to Lady Elliott Is., Qld and Middleton Reef, Tasman Sea; Indo-west-central Pacific Ocean. Depth range 0-276 m.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Lord Howe Province (14), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, inshore, marine, tropical.


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)
15-Sep-2023 04-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
18-Feb-2010 MODIFIED