Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37465072

Species Rhinecanthus lunula Randall & Steene, 1983

Halfmoon Triggerfish




New South Wales, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information

Great Barrier Reef, QLD to Tweed Heads, NSW (28°10'S), and Holmes Reefs (16°30'S,148°00'E), Coral Sea, a rare species, northern limit of Australian distribution unknown; tropical, west-central Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northeast Province (18), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coral reef, inshore.


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)
12-Feb-2010 (import)