Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

CAAB: 37068021

Species Scolecenchelys iredalei (Whitley, 1927)

Coral Worm Eel [English], Iredale's Worm-eel


Generic Combinations



Recently removed from synonymy with S. australis (see Hibino & Kimura, 2015)



Extra Distribution Information

Murray Island (9°56'S, 144°04'E) to One Tree Island (23°30'S, 152°05'E), QLD, precise distribution uncertain due to removal from synonymy with S. australis, this distribution based on recently re-identified specimens in the Australian Museum; tropical, Indo-west Pacific

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


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

Distribution References

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)
ELOPOMORPHA 24-Jul-2018 ADDED Dr Doug Hoese (AM)