Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37350009

Species Pomadasys argenteus (Forsskål, 1775)

Silver Javelin, Grunter, Grunter Bream, Silver Grunt, Small-spotted Grunter-bream, Small-spotted Javelin Fish, Small-spotted Javelin-fish, Spotted Grunter, Trumpeter, White-finned Javelin Fish, White-finned Javelin-fish


Miscellaneous Literature Names




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Exmouth Gulf, WA (22°05'S) to Richmond River, NSW (29°04'S); tropical, Indo-west Pacific; records of Plectorhinchus hasta are based on misidentified P. kaankan.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, estuary, inshore, marine, mud bottom-marine, silt bottom-marine.


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)
18-Dec-2012 05-Nov-2013 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED