Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Pyroteuthis margaritifera (Rüppell, 1844)


Generic Combinations

  • Pyroteuthis margaritifera (Rüppell, 1844).




New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


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), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41), Southern Province (8), West Tasmania Transition (9)

Ecological Descriptors

Adult: continental shelf, continental slope, epipelagic, mesopelagic, nectonic, oceanic.

Paralarva: epipelagic, mesopelagic, oceanic, planktonic.


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)
20-Mar-2014 TEUTHIDA 20-Mar-2014 MODIFIED Dr Julian Finn (NMV)
12-Feb-2010 (import)