Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37255016

Species Optivus agrammus Gomon, 2004

Western Roughy




South Australia, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Venus Bay, SA to Houtman Abrolhos Islands (28°49'S), WA; temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Southwest Transition (7), Southern Province (8)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, continental slope.

Extra Ecological Information

40–320 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)
06-Jun-2016 BERYCIFORMES 07-Dec-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED