Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37355024

Species Parupeneus ciliatus (Lacépède, 1802)

Diamondscale Goatfish, Blackspot Goatfish, Cardinal Goatfish, Diamond-scale Goatfish, Diamond-scaled Goatfish, Diamondscaled Goatfish, Whitesaddle Goatfish


Miscellaneous Literature Names




New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Monte Bello Islands (20°24'S), WA and Lizard Island, QLD (14°40'S) to Sydney, NSW (33°51'S), also Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island; tropical, Indo-west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Lord Howe Province (14), Norfolk Island Province (21), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, marine, sand bottom 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)
18-Aug-2021 MULLIDAE 25-Jun-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese Dr Matthew Lockett
17-Dec-2012 05-Nov-2013 MODIFIED
11-Nov-2011 MODIFIED