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CAAB: 37388011

Species Opistognathus alleni Smith-Vaniz, 2004

Abrolhos Jawfish




Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Houtmans Abrolhos (28°30´S) to Exmouth Gulf (21°42´S), WA; tropical.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, inshore, marine, sand bottom marine.

Extra Ecological Information

0.2–33 m.


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)
23-Nov-2012 23-Nov-2012 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED