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CAAB: 37461027

Species Samaris macrolepis Norman, 1927

Bigfin Righteye Flounder




New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

North of Dampier, WA (20°S 117°03'E), and from off Coolum, QLD (26°36'S, 153°31'E) to southeast of Yamba, NSW (29°45'S, 153°36'E), NSW distribution based on recently re-identified material in the Australian Museum; tropical, Indian Ocean.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, soft bottom.

Extra Ecological Information



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)
08-Jul-2015 PLEURONECTOIDEI 26-Jun-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED