Australian Biological Resources Study

Australian Faunal Directory


Regional Maps

External Links

Genus Histrio Fischer, 1813

  • Histrio Fischer von Waldheim, G. 1813. Zoognosia Tabulis Synopticis illustrata in usum praelectionum Academiae Imperialis Medico — Chirurgicae Mosquenis Edita. 3rd edn Vol. 1 465 pp. pls 1–8 (fishes pp. 66–117). [1].
    Type species:
     Lophius histrio Linnaeus, 1758 by original designation.




New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia

Extra Distribution Information


Note that conversion of the original AFD map of states, drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones to IBRA and IMCRA regions may have produced errors. The new maps will be reviewed and corrected as updates occur. The maps may not indicate the entire distribution. See further details below.
IBRA and IMCRA regions (map not available)
drainage basins and coastal and oceanic zones (map not available)


Timor Transition (1), Northern Shelf Province (25), Northwest Shelf Transition (26), Northwest Shelf Province (27), Central Western Shelf Transition (28), Central Western Shelf Province (29), Southwest Shelf Transition (30), Southwest Shelf Province (31), Southeast Shelf Transition (37), Central Eastern Shelf Province (38), Central Eastern Shelf Transition (39), Northwest Province (4), Northeast Shelf Province (40), Northeast Shelf Transition (41), Central Western Transition (5)

Original AFD Distribution Data

Australian Region

  • Australia
    • New South Wales: Central E coast, Lower E coast
    • Northern Territory: Gulf of Carpentaria, N coast
    • Queensland: Central E coast, Great Barrier Reef, Gulf of Carpentaria, NE coast
    • Western Australia: Central W coast, Lower W coast, N coast, NW coast

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)
27-Jul-2010 MODIFIED