Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37414005

Species Sticharium dorsale Günther, 1867

Slender Snake Blenny, Multicolor Snake Blenny, Sand Crawler




New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Sydney, NSW (33°51'S) to Rottnest Island, WA (32°S) and Esperance Point, TAS (43°20'S); temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


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)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, inshore, marine, rock reef, sand bottom marine.

Extra Ecological Information

Buries in sand.


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)
01-Feb-2013 01-Feb-2013 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)