Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37311170

Species Polyprion americanus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Bass Groper, Cernier, Cherna, Groper, Hapuka, Hapuka Cod, Hapuku, Longnose Hapuku, Moeone, Stone Bass




New South Wales, Tasmania, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

Sydney, NSW (33º53´S), off Gabo Island, VIC (37º34´S) and TAS; temperate, southern circumglobal.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Norfolk Island Province (21), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, continental slope, inshore, marine, rock reef, soft bottom.

Extra Ecological Information

100-900 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)
01-Feb-2019 13-Dec-2010 MOVED
09-Nov-2012 17-Sep-2010 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED