Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Thysanopoda monacantha Ortmann, 1893




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Atlantic-Indo-Pacific Oceans (between the 35º north and south, but not in oxygen deficient waters north of 10ºN in Indian and East Pacific Oceans).

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)


Tasmania Province (10), Southeast Transition (11), Central Eastern Province (12), Tasman Basin Province (13), Central Eastern Transition (15), Kenn Transition (16), Kenn Province (17), Northeast Province (18), Northeast Transition (19), Timor Province (2), Cape Province (20), Northwest Transition (3), Northwest Province (4)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • 200 mile fishing zone: NE oceanic, NW oceanic, SE oceanic

Ecological Descriptors

Epipelagic, mesopelagic, oceanic province.

Extra Ecological Information

Adults in 100–500 m depth, mostly 300–400 m, and not above thermocline.


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)