Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Pterygotrigla ferculum (Whitley, 1952)


Generic Combinations



The species was described based on a 29 mm SL juvenile washed up on a beach in Sydney. Richards & Yato (2014) listed the species as an undetermined species. Previously Richards (1999) had listed the name as a synonym of Pterygotrigla macrorhynchus. Tentatively it is retained here.



Extra Distribution Information

Known only from holotype

Known only from type locality.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Eastern Shelf Province (38)

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)
SCORPAENIFORMES 30-Mar-2015 ADDED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)