Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37321028

Species Syncomistes butleri Vari, 1978

Sharpnose Grunter, Butler's Grunter




Northern Territory

Extra Distribution Information

Adelaide to Goyder River, NT, records from the Kinberley region of WA to the Finnis River, NT based on S. bonapartensis; tropical.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


NT: Arnhem Coast (ARC), Arnhem Plateau (ARP), Central Arnhem (CA), Daly Basin (DAB), Darwin Coastal (DAC), Pine Creek (PCK)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Algae feeder, detritivore, freshwater, herbivore.


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)
03-Sep-2018 TERAPONTIDAE 01-May-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese Dr Matthew Lockett
05-Dec-2012 05-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED