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Genus Stethojulis Günther, 1861


Excluded Taxa


LABRIDAE: Stethojulis axillaris (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) [restricted to Hawaiian Islands] — Randall, J.E. & Kay, J.C. 1974. Stethojulis axillaris, a junior synonym of the Hawaiian labrid fish Stethojulis balteata, with a key to the species of the genus. Pacific Science 28(2): 101-107 fig. 1 pl. 1 [103] (now regarded as a junior synonym of Stethojulis balteata)

LABRIDAE: Stethojulis maculata Schmidt, 1931 [restricted to Japan] — Parenti, P. & Randall, J.E. 2011. Checklist of the species of the families Labridae and Scaridae: an update. Smithiana, Publications in Aquatic Biodiversity, Bulletin 13: 29-44 [40]




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information


IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Lord Howe Province (14), Central Eastern Transition (15), Northeast Province (18), Timor Province (2), Cape Province (20), Norfolk Island Province (21), Cocos (Keeling) Island Province (22), Christmas Island Province (23), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Northwest Transition (3), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Other Regions

Coral Sea Islands Territory, Territory of Ashmore & Cartier Islands, Torres Strait Islands terrestrial, marine & freshwater

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)
13-Apr-2023 LABRIDAE 12-Jan-2024 MODIFIED
27-Jul-2017 LABROIDEI 12-Jan-2024 MODIFIED Dr Dianne Bray (NMV) Dr Doug Hoese (AM) Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED