Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37465068

Species Pervagor janthinosoma (Bleeker, 1854)

Gillblotch Leatherjacket, Blackbar Filefish, Ear-spot Filefish, Gill-blotch Leatherjacket, Red-tailed Leatherjacket, Redtail Leatherjacket


Generic Combinations


Miscellaneous Literature Names




New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Houtman Abrolhos (28°45'S) to Dampier Archipelago (20°26'S), WA and Murray Islands, QLD (9°56'S) to Seal Rocks, NSW (32°28'S) and juveniles to Port Kembla, NSW (34°29'S), also Middleton Reef, Lord Howe Island and Norfolk Island, Tasman Sea; tropical, Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Lord Howe Province (14), Cape Province (20), Norfolk Island Province (21), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), 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, rock reef.


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)
29-Apr-2014 TETRAODONTIFORMES 22-Jun-2016 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
12-Feb-2010 (import)