Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37372104

Species Pomacentrus adelus Allen, 1991

Obscure Damsel, Dusky Damsel, Half-ocellus Damsel, Obscure Damselfish




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Kimberley Region (15°31'S) to vicinity of Scorpion Island (13°52'S, 126°36`E), WA, also Rowley Shoals (17°20'S), Scott Reef (14°03'S) and Seringapatam Reef, WA, Lizard Island to Masthead Island, QLD and Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea (12°15'S); tropical, east-Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Province (2), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Transition (3), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore.

Extra Ecological Information

0 - 36 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)
27-Jul-2017 LABROIDEI 29-May-2017 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED