Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37342007

Species Pterycombus petersii (Hilgendorf, 1878)

Prickly Fanfish

Generic Combinations




New South Wales, Queensland, Tasmania, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Exmouth Plateau, WA (20°53'S) and north-east of Dunk Island, QLD (17°58'S) to south of TAS (44°10'S, 147°13'E); tropical, temperate Indo-west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Central Eastern Transition (15), Kenn Transition (16), Kenn Province (17), Northeast Province (18), Northeast Transition (19), Cape Province (20), Northwest Province (4)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory

Ecological Descriptors

Larva: epipelagic.

Marine, oceanic province, pelagic.

Extra Ecological Information

453–1128 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)
05-Dec-2012 05-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED