Australian Biological Resources Study

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CAAB: 37253002

Species Polymixia busakhini Kotlyar, 1992

Busakhin's Beardfish

Compiler and date details

20 April 2011 - John R. Paxton, Jennifer E. Gates, Douglass F. Hoese & Dianne J. Bray




New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Off Shark Bay to off the Northwest Shelf, WA and north QLD (16ºS) to off Wattamolla, NSW (34º44´S); subtropical, southern Indo-west Pacific.

Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)
drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones (map not available)


Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Central Eastern Transition (15), Kenn Transition (16), Kenn Province (17), Northeast Province (18), Northeast Transition (19), Northwest Transition (3), Northwest Province (4), Central Western Transition (5)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • New South Wales: SE oceanic
    • Queensland: NE oceanic, SE oceanic
    • Western Australia: NW oceanic, W oceanic

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental slope, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

260-800 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)
20-May-2011 20-May-2011 MODIFIED
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED