Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Genus Goniocidaris Desor, 1846



New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Western Australia

Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)
drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones (map not available)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Tasmanian Shelf Province (36), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Southern Province (8), West Tasmania Transition (9)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • 200 m bathymetric: Bass Strait, Central E coast, Great Australian Bight, Lower E coast, Lower W coast, S Gulfs coast, SW coast, Tas. Coast
    • 200 mile fishing zone: S oceanic, SE oceanic

Oriental Region

  • West Pacific Ocean

General References

Rowe, F.W.E. in Rowe, F.W.E. & Gates, J. 1995. Echinodermata. In, Wells, A. (ed.). Zoological Catalogue of Australia. Vol. 33. Melbourne : CSIRO Australia xiii 510 pp. [Date published 30 May 1995] (Agassiz (1972) gave a description of Stephanocidaris and included the species Cidarites bispinosa Lamarck, 1816. [434] lists Stephanocidaris sensu A. Agassiz, 1872 as a synonym of Prionocidaris A. Agassiz, 1863 and [161] explains the problem of recognising Cidarites geranoides Lamarck, 1816 as the type species)


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)
15-Sep-2023 09-Aug-2012 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)