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CAAB: 37326012

Species Priacanthus blochii Bleeker, 1853

Glasseye, Bloch's Bigeye, Shortfin Bigeye, Silver Big-eye




New South Wales, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information

Great Barrier Reef, QLD, Lord Howe Island, NSW (based on specimens in AM), and possibly off-shore reefs off northwest of WA; tropical, Indo-west Pacific (east to Samoa).

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Lord Howe Province (14), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore, marine, rock bottom–marine.

Extra Ecological Information

15–30 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)
15-Nov-2012 15-Nov-2012 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED