Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

CAAB: 37288052

Species Pterygotrigla megalops (Fowler, 1938)

Bigeye Gurnard (FAO), Large Eye Gurnard


Miscellaneous Literature Names

  • Parapterygotrigla sp. B [previous entry in CAAB].





Extra Distribution Information

Off the Innisfail region, QLD (17-18°S) and off Saumarex Reef (ca 22°S); tropical, west-Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northeast Province (18)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental slope.

Extra Ecological Information

340-450 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)
SCORPAENIFORMES 23-May-2014 ADDED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)