Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Spondylus sparsispinosus Dall, Bartsch & Rehder, 1938

Compiler and date details

December 2010 - Peter U. Middelfart, Winston F. Ponder & Des Beechey, Australian Museum, Sydney, NSW, Australia





Extra Distribution Information

Western Pacific, from south China Sea to north eastern New Zealand

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Lord Howe Province (14), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Ecological Descriptors

Continental slope, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

155-841 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)
22-Aug-2023 BIVALVIA 22-Aug-2023 MOVED Mr Des Beechey Ingo Burghardt Ms Anouk Mututantri (AM)
15-Aug-2011 ADDED