Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37374008

Species Oxycirrhites typus Bleeker, 1857

Longnose Hawkfish, Long-nose Hawkfish, Long-nosed Hawkfish




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Southwest of Barrow Island (21°02'S) and Scott Reef (14°03'S), WA, Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea (12°15'S) and Lizard Island (14°40'S) to Escape Reef (15°49'S), QLD, also Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands; tropical, Indo-Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Province (2), Cocos (Keeling) Island Province (22), Christmas Island Province (23), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

Often associated with black coral.


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