Australian Biological Resources Study

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CAAB: 37467054

Species Tetractenos hamiltoni (Richardson, 1846)

Common Toadfish, Common Toado, Toadfish, Toado




New South Wales, Queensland

Extra Distribution Information

Townsville, QLD (19°13'S) to Merimbula, NSW (36°55'S), also Lord Howe Island; subtropical, south-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Lord Howe Province (14), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Coastal, estuary, inshore, 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)
12-Feb-2010 (import)