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CAAB: 37367001

Species Paristiopterus gallipavo Whitley, 1944

Yellowspotted Boarfish, Brown-spotted Boarfish, Giant Boarfish, Yellow-spotted Boarfish, Yellowspotted Penfish




South Australia, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Investigator Strait, SA (137°22'E) to Carnarvon, WA (24°53'S), probably more widespread, listed from NSW by Grant (2002); temperate.

Australian Endemic.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition (32), Spencer Gulf Shelf Province (33), Central Western Province (6)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Benthic, continental shelf, continental slope, marine.

Extra Ecological Information

96–260 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)
23-Nov-2012 23-Nov-2012 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED