Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Poraster superbus (Möbius, 1859)





Extra Distribution Information

New record for Australia based on collections at James Cook University, Townsville, Qld (LM); (Indo-) west Pacific Ocean. Depth range 25-55 m.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, marine, tropical.

Extra Ecological Information

Inner continental shelf.


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)
15-Sep-2023 04-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)