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CAAB: 37311028

Species Parascombrops philippinensis (Günther, 1880)

Sharptooth Seabass, Sharp-toothed Sea-bass



Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Previous records from off Onslo, WA to east of Dunk Island, QLD (17º54´S), one adult and one larval specimen recorded from west of Geraldton, WA (29-30º S), also collected from south of Norfolk Island but outside Australian territorial waters (32º35' S), however other species have misidentified as this species and the only reliable records from Australia are from the Arafura Sea, NT; tropical, east-Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Northeast Transition (19), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41), Central Western Province (6)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, continental slope, marine.


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)
01-Feb-2019 ACROPOMATIDAE 26-Jan-2019 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese (AM)
09-Nov-2012 24-Oct-2013 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED