Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


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CAAB: 37337072

Species Parastromateus niger (Bloch, 1795)

Black Pomfret, Black Batfish, Blue Skate, Butterfish, Halibut, Slade, Turbot

Generic Combinations




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information

Exmouth Gulf, WA (22º05´S) to Byron Bay NSW (28º36´S); tropical, Indo-west Pacific.

IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41)

Distribution References

Ecological Descriptors

Continental shelf, inshore, marine, pelagic.


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)
13-Dec-2012 13-Dec-2012 MODIFIED
30-Mar-2010 MODIFIED