Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37415027

Species Trianectes bucephalus McCulloch & Waite, 1918

Bighead Threefin, Big-head Threefin, Bullhead Triplefin, Ox-headed Triplefin, Verco's Triplefin


Generic Combinations




South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Wilsons Promontory, VIC (146°17'E) to Recherche Archipelago (122°15'E), WA and northern TAS (41°05'S); temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition (34), Bass Strait Shelf Province (35), Southeast Shelf Transition (37)

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, inshore, marine, rock reef.


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)
01-Feb-2013 01-Feb-2013 MODIFIED
12-Feb-2010 (import)