Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

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Genus Peristedion Lacépède, 1801


Kawai (2008) recognised only one species from Australia, however Australian workers recognise two species.




New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Atlantic Indo-west Pacific and east Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Central Eastern Transition (15), Northeast Province (18), Timor Province (2), Northwest Shelf Province (27), 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)

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)
06-May-2015 SCORPAENIFORMES 21-Apr-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED