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CAAB: 37327044

Species Ostorhinchus atrogaster (Smith & Radcliffe, 1912)

Blackbelly Cardinalfish




Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

North West Shelf, WA (19º57´S); records from the Great Barrier Reef appear to be misidentifications, the species is a deep water species found bnelow 60 m, records from the Northern Territory (Larson 2013) also require confirmation, Fraser (2012) listed the known distribution as Western Australia and the Philippines; tropical, west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northwest Shelf Province (27)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, marine, nocturnal.

Extra Ecological Information

Below 60 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)
09-Jan-2014 APOGONIDAE 13-Nov-2013 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese
12-Dec-2012 12-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED