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CAAB: 37355001

Species Upeneichthys lineatus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

Bluestriped Goatfish, Blue-lined Goatfish, Blue-spotted Goat-fish, Blue-striped Goatfish, Blue-striped Red Mullet, Red Mullet




New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria

Extra Distribution Information

North of Bundaberg, QLD (24°17'S) to Lakes Entrance, VIC (37°53'S, 148°E), possibly further south and west but species easily confused with Upeneichthys vlamingii; temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39)

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Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, inshore, marine, rock reef, sand bottom marine.

Extra Ecological Information

3 to at least 200 m.


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)
18-Aug-2021 MULLIDAE 26-Jun-2018 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese Dr Matthew Lockett
23-Feb-2015 MULLIDAE 04-Feb-2015 MODIFIED Dr Doug Hoese Dr Matthew Lockett (AM)
17-Dec-2012 25-Oct-2013 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED