Australian Biological Resources Study

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CAAB: 37464016

Species Paratriacanthodes retrospinis Fowler, 1934

Sawspine Spikefish




New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Off Shark Bay (24°51'S) to Northwest Shelf, WA (14°51'S), and off northern Queensland (9°53'S) to east off Montague Island (36°09'S), NSW; tropical, Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Central Eastern Transition (15), Northeast Province (18), Northeast Transition (19), Timor Province (2), Cape Province (20), Northwest Transition (3), Northwest Province (4), Central Western Transition (5)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental slope.

Extra Ecological Information

390–550 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)
12-Feb-2010 (import)