Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Thysanopoda obtusifrons Sars, 1883




Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Atlantic-Indo-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), Timor Province (2), Northwest Transition (3), Northwest Province (4), Central Western Transition (5), Central Western Province (6), Southwest Transition (7)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

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

Ecological Descriptors

Epipelagic, mesopelagic, oceanic province.

Extra Ecological Information

Adults within thermocline, below 140 m, at night, mainly below about 300 m during day.


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)