Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37465063

Species Paraluteres prionurus (Bleeker, 1851)

Blacksaddle Filefish, Mimic Filefish, Mimic Leatherjacket




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Rowley Shoals (17°20'S) and Scott Reef (14°03'S), WA, Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea (12°15'S), Paxie Shoal, NT (134°09'E), and Reef 10-418, QLD (10°59'S) to Merimbula, NSW (36°55'S), also Osprey Reef, Holmes Reefs, Coringa-Herald Cay and Lihou Reef, Coral Sea; tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northeast Province (18), Northeast Transition (19), Timor Province (2), Cape Province (20), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Transition (3), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory, Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore.

Extra Ecological Information

Mimic of Canthigaster valentini (Tetraodontidae).


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)
12-Feb-2010 (import)