Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

Species Thysanopoda tricuspidata H. Milne Edwards, 1837




Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Atlantic-Indo-Pacific (mostly tropical from 20ºN–20ºS).

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)


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), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • 200 mile fishing zone: NE oceanic, NW oceanic
    • Queensland: Great Barrier Reef

Ecological Descriptors

Epipelagic, mesopelagic, oceanic province.

Extra Ecological Information

Adults undergo vertical migrations, being above thermocline at night and below 300 m by day, larval stages recorded from Great Barrier Reef lagoon.


General References

Tattersall, W.M. 1936. Mysidacea and Euphausiacea. Scientific Reports of the Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928-1929 5: 143-176 [165] (notes on larval development and seasonal occurrence)


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)