Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

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CAAB: 37086017

Species Thryssa aestuaria (Ogilby, 1910)

Snubnose Thryssa, Estuarine Thryssa, Snub-nosed Anchovy, Southern Anchovy




Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Exmouth Gulf, WA (23ºS) to Clarence River, Grafton, NSW (29º41´S); tropical, New Guinea.

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)


Timor Transition (1), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • Northern Territory: Gulf of Carpentaria, N coast
    • Queensland: Central E coast, Gulf of Carpentaria, NE coast
    • Western Australia: N coast, NW coast

Ecological Descriptors

Estuary, inshore, pelagic.


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)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED