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CAAB: 37287127

Species Scorpaenopsis eschmeyeri Randall & Greenfield, 2004

  • Type data:
     Holotype CAS 218804 (female), northwestern shore Rabi Island, 25m from rocky shore, fringing reef, Vanua Levu, Fiji, 1-2m [16°26.701'S, 179°56.261'W].
    Paratype(s) AM I.42980-001, edge of cut in reef, off Suva, Viti Levu/Makuluva Island, Fiji, 3-5m [18°11.227'S, 178°31.040'E]; BPBM 33775, patch reef at south end of lagoon, Chesterfield Islands, Coral Sea, 2-4m; BPBM 34264 (2), lagoon near southeast end of St. Vincent Pass, New Caledonia, 2-4m [22°2.1'S, 165°57.8'E]; BPBM 39423, barrier reef off Suva, (main channel between Wreck and end of reef), Viti Levu, Fiji, 4.5-8m [18°8.9'S, 178°23.91'S]; CAS 214577, off reef crest on west side of One Tree Island just above dropoff, Capricorn Group, Great Barrier Reef, QLD; CAS 219133 (2), barrier reef off Suva (fish patch, backside of dropoff towards reef), Viti Levu, Fiji, 7.5-10.5m [18°9.59'S, 178°23.96'E]; MNHP 2004-01171, outside barrier reef, north side of island at Balavu harbor, Vanua Balavu Island, Northern Lau Group, Fiji, 12-15m [17°11.212'S, 179°0.095'W]; NSMT P.67891, barrier reef off Suva, (main channel between Wreck and end of reef), Viti Levu, Fiji, 4.5-8m [18°8.9'S, 178°23.91'S]; USNM 243332, south side of channel at northwest end of island barrier reef, Malolo Island, Fiji, 0-18m; USNM 259405, small islet on Viwa Reef, Viwa Island, Fiji [17°11'S, 176°54'E]; USNM 375892, barrier reef of Suva, Viti Levu, Fiji, 8.5-15m [18°9.545'S, 178°23.974'E]; BPBM 39424, ~1mile west of sand bank cut, outside barrier reef off Suva, Vita Levu, Fiji, 12m [18°11.161'S, 178°26.757'E]; CAS 219135, ~1mile west of sand bank cut, outside barrier reef off Suva, Viti Levu, Fiji, 14-15m [18°11.161'S, 178°26.757'E]; CAS 219134, ~1mile west of sand bank cut outside barrier reef off Suva, Vita Levu, Fiji, 23-24m [18°11.163'S, 178°26.28E].

 

Miscellaneous Literature Names

 

Distribution

States

Queensland


Extra Distribution Information

Boot Reef Coral Sea to Moreton Bay (27°25'S), QLD and Osprey Reef, Coral Sea; tropical, south-west Pacific.


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)

IMCRA

Cape Province (20), Christmas Island Province (23), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, coral reef, inshore.

Extra Ecological Information

0-60m

 

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)
06-May-2015 SCORPAENIFORMES 17-Apr-2015 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED