Species in Great Australian Bight
     n= 197 (Incomplete)
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Acanthistius serratus Western wirrah Serranidae reef-associated 50.0 TL 4.1 endemic
Achoerodus gouldii Western blue groper Labridae reef-associated 175.0 TL 3.8 endemic
Aldrichetta forsteri Yellow-eye mullet Mugilidae demersal 61.0 TL 2.5 native
Allocyttus verrucosus Warty dory Oreosomatidae bathypelagic 42.5 TL 4.2 native
Aploactisoma milesii Southern velvetfish Aploactinidae benthopelagic 23.0 TL 3.5 native
Aplodactylus westralis Western seacarp Aplodactylidae reef-associated 42.3 TL 2.1 native
Apogonops anomalus Threespine cardinalfish Acropomatidae demersal 18.3 TL 3.8 native
Argyropelecus gigas Hatchetfish Sternoptychidae bathypelagic 14.6 TL 3.1 native
Argyrosomus japonicus Japanese meagre Sciaenidae benthopelagic 181.0 TL 4.5 native
Arripis georgianus Australian herring Arripidae pelagic-neritic 45.5 TL 4.3 native
Arripis trutta Australian salmon Arripidae pelagic-neritic 89.0 TL 4.1 native
Arripis truttacea Western Australian salmon Arripidae benthopelagic 117.1 TL 4.4 native
Asymbolus submaculatus Variegated catshark Scyliorhinidae pelagic-oceanic 43.8 TL 4.0 native
Atherinason hepsetoides Smallscale hardyhead Atherinidae pelagic-neritic 9.0 TL 3.2 native
Atherinosoma elongata Elongate hardyhead Atherinidae pelagic-neritic 9.5 TL 3.2 native
Austrolabrus maculatus Labridae reef-associated 15.3 TL 3.4 native
Barbourisia rufa Velvet whalefish Barbourisiidae bathydemersal 39.0 TL 3.3 native
Bathygadus cottoides Codheaded rattail Macrouridae bathydemersal 24.0 TL 3.2 native
Bodianus frenchii Foxfish Labridae reef-associated 45.0 TL 3.5 native
Bovichtus angustifrons Bovichtidae reef-associated 28.0 TL 3.7 native
Brama brama Atlantic pomfret Bramidae pelagic-neritic 100.0 TL 4.1 native
Caesioperca lepidoptera Butterfly perch Serranidae demersal 30.0 TL 3.1 native
Caesioperca rasor Barber perch Serranidae demersal 25.0 TL 3.6 native
Callanthias allporti Splendid sea perch Callanthiidae reef-associated 30.0 TL 3.4 native
Campichthys galei Gale's pipefish Syngnathidae demersal 6.7 TL 3.2 native
Centroberyx australis Yelloweye nannygai Berycidae benthopelagic 51.0 TL 4.0 native
Centroberyx lineatus Swallow-tail Berycidae benthopelagic 46.0 TL 4.2 native
Cheilodactylus nigripes Magpie perch Cheilodactylidae reef-associated 41.0 TL 3.1 native
Chelmonops curiosus Western talma Chaetodontidae reef-associated 26.0 TL 3.3 native
Chironemus georgianus Western kelpfish Chironemidae demersal 20.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Chironemus maculosus Silver spot Chironemidae reef-associated 35.0 TL 3.5 native
Cnidoglanis macrocephalus Estuary cobbler Plotosidae demersal 111.0 TL 2.8 native
Coelorinchus acanthiger Surgeon grenadier Macrouridae bathydemersal 50.0 TL 3.6 native
Coelorinchus maurofasciatus Dark banded rattail Macrouridae bathydemersal 39.9 TL 3.6 native
Cyclothone alba Bristlemouth Gonostomatidae bathypelagic 4.2 TL 3.1 native
Cyttus australis Silver dory Cyttidae demersal 41.0 TL 3.5 native
Dactylophora nigricans Dusky morwong Cheilodactylidae reef-associated 120.0 TL 2.9 native
Dactylosurculus gomoni Bythitidae demersal 9.0 TL 3.2 native
Dalatias licha Kitefin shark Dalatiidae bathydemersal 182.0 TL 4.2 native
Dalatias licha Kitefin shark Dalatiidae bathydemersal 182.0 TL 4.2 native
Diaphus watasei Watases lanternfish Myctophidae benthopelagic 20.7 TL 3.2 native
Diaphus watasei Watases lanternfish Myctophidae benthopelagic 20.7 TL 3.2 native
Diastobranchus capensis Basketwork eel Synaphobranchidae bathydemersal 180.0 TL 4.4 native
Dotalabrus aurantiacus Castelnau's wrasse Labridae demersal 13.5 TL 3.4 native
Emmelichthys nitidus nitidus Cape bonnetmouth Emmelichthyidae bathydemersal 55.0 TL 3.4 native
Enoplosus armatus Old wife Enoplosidae reef-associated 50.0 TL 3.3 native
Epigonus denticulatus Pencil cardinal Epigonidae bathydemersal 20.0 TL 3.4 native
Epigonus lenimen Big-eyed cardinalfish Epigonidae bathydemersal 21.0 TL 3.6 native
Epigonus robustus Robust cardinalfish Epigonidae bathydemersal 22.0 TL 3.4 native
Epigonus telescopus Black cardinal fish Epigonidae bathydemersal 75.0 TL 3.6 native
Epinephelides armatus Breaksea cod Serranidae reef-associated 56.0 TL 3.7 native
Eupetrichthys angustipes Snakeskin wrasse Labridae demersal 15.1 TL 3.4 native
Eviota bimaculata Twin-occipital dwarfgoby Gobiidae reef-associated 2.5 TL 3.0 native
Furgaleus macki Whiskery shark Triakidae demersal 160.0 TL 3.8 endemic
Gephyroberyx darwinii Darwin's slimehead Trachichthyidae benthopelagic 60.0 TL 3.9 native
Girella zebra Zebra fish Kyphosidae reef-associated 34.0 TL 2.0 native
Glaucosoma hebraicum West Australian dhufish Glaucosomatidae reef-associated 122.0 TL 4.3 native
Glyptauchen panduratus Goblinfish Tetrarogidae reef-associated 20.0 TL 3.3 native
Gnathanacanthus goetzeei Red velvetfish Gnathanacanthidae demersal 30.0 TL 3.6 native
Gnathophis longicauda Little conger Congridae demersal 37.3 TL 3.8 endemic
Gracilimugil argenteus Flat-tail mullet Mugilidae demersal 45.0 TL 2.9 native
Gymnapistes marmoratus Soldier Tetrarogidae demersal 27.5 TL 3.3 native
Halichoeres brownfieldi Brownfields wrasse Labridae reef-associated 15.0 TL 3.4 native
Helicolenus percoides Red gurnard perch Sebastidae demersal 47.0 TL 4.0 native
Histiophryne cryptacanthus Cryptic anglerfish Antennariidae reef-associated 9.6 TL 3.8 native
Hoplichthys haswelli Armoured flathead Hoplichthyidae bathydemersal 43.0 TL 3.7 native
Hoplostethus atlanticus Orange roughy Trachichthyidae bathypelagic 75.0 TL 4.3 native
Hoplostethus latus Palefin sawbelly Trachichthyidae bathypelagic 53.0 TL 3.7 native
Hypoplectrodes nigroruber Banded seaperch Serranidae reef-associated 30.0 TL 4.0 endemic
Hypselognathus horridus Prickly pipefish Syngnathidae demersal 33.3 TL 3.5 native
Kathetostoma canaster Uranoscopidae bathydemersal 65.0 TL 4.4 native
Kestratherina esox Pikehead hardyhead Atherinidae pelagic-neritic 15.0 TL 3.3 native
Kyphosus cornelii Western buffalo bream Kyphosidae reef-associated 70.0 TL 2.0 native
Latris lineata Striped trumpeter Latridae pelagic 120.0 TL 3.7 native
Lepidoperca filamenta Western orange perch Serranidae demersal 18.0 TL 3.5 native
Lepidoperca occidentalis Slender orange perch Serranidae demersal 15.0 TL 3.4 native
Lepidotrigla papilio Triglidae demersal 24.4 TL 3.5 native
Lepidotrigla spinosa Shortfin gurnard Triglidae demersal 18.5 TL 3.5 native
Leptatherina presbyteroides Silver fish Atherinidae pelagic-neritic 11.0 TL 3.3 native
Lophiodes naresi Goosefish Lophiidae bathydemersal 20.0 TL 4.1 native
Lotella phycis Beardie Moridae demersal 36.6 TL 3.5 native
Lotella rhacina Rock cod Moridae demersal 50.0 TL 3.5 native
Macruronus novaezelandiae Blue grenadier Merlucciidae benthopelagic 130.0 TL 4.5 native
Malacocephalus laevis Softhead grenadier Macrouridae bathydemersal 60.0 TL 3.8 native
Maurolicus australis Pennant pearlside Sternoptychidae bathypelagic 6.1 TL 3.1 native
Maxillicosta scabriceps Little gurnard perch Neosebastidae demersal 12.0 TL 3.4 native
Mora moro Common mora Moridae bathypelagic 80.0 TL 3.8 native
Neatypus obliquus Western footballer Kyphosidae reef-associated 22.0 TL 3.5 native
Nelusetta ayraud Chinaman-leatherjacket Monacanthidae demersal 100.0 TL 3.7 native
Nemadactylus macropterus Tarakihi Cheilodactylidae demersal 70.0 TL 3.4 native
Nemadactylus valenciennesi Sea carp Cheilodactylidae demersal 90.0 TL 3.4 native
Neoscopelus macrolepidotus Large-scaled lantern fish Neoscopelidae bathypelagic 30.5 TL 4.2 native
Neosebastes bougainvillii Gulf gurnard perch Neosebastidae reef-associated 40.0 TL 3.7 native
Neosebastes nigropunctatus Blackspotted gurnard perch Neosebastidae reef-associated 36.0 TL 3.7 native
Neosebastes pandus Bighead gurnard perch Neosebastidae reef-associated 50.0 TL 3.7 native
Neosebastes scorpaenoides Common gurnard perch Neosebastidae reef-associated 40.0 TL 3.7 native
Neosebastes thetidis Thetis fish Neosebastidae demersal 35.0 TL 3.7 native
Notolabrus parilus Brownspotted wrasse Labridae reef-associated 40.5 TL 3.6 native
Notopogon lilliei Crested bellowfish Centriscidae demersal 27.0 TL 3.5 native
Notoraja sticta Blotched skate Arhynchobatidae bathydemersal 62.7 TL 3.8 native
Ophthalmolepis lineolata Maori wrasse Labridae benthopelagic 40.0 TL 3.5 native
Oplegnathus woodwardi Knifejaw Oplegnathidae demersal 45.0 TL 3.4 native
Optivus agrammus Western roughy Trachichthyidae reef-associated 11.1 TL 3.4 native
Oreosoma atlanticum Ox-eyed oreo Oreosomatidae bathydemersal 21.0 TL 3.4 native
Ostorhinchus rueppellii Gobbleguts Apogonidae reef-associated 12.0 TL 3.5 native
Othos dentex Harlequin fish Serranidae reef-associated 75.0 TL 4.5 native
Pagrus auratus Silver seabream Sparidae reef-associated 130.0 TL 3.6 native
Paraliparis anthracinus Coalskin snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 16.2 TL 3.5 native
Paraliparis ater Sooty snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 15.1 TL 3.5 native
Paraliparis atrolabiatus Darklip snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 13.9 TL 3.4 native
Paraliparis auriculatus Smallcheek snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 16.0 TL 3.5 native
Paraliparis australiensis Australian snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 20.0 TL 3.5 native
Paraliparis avellaneus Nutty snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 16.1 TL 3.5 native
Paraliparis badius Dark brown snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 10.0 TL 3.4 native
Paraliparis brunneocaudatus Browntail snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 15.5 TL 3.5 endemic
Paraliparis brunneus Brown snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 18.4 TL 3.5 endemic
Paraliparis coracinus Black snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 20.7 TL 3.5 native
Paraliparis costatus Black ribbed snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 28.7 TL 3.6 endemic
Paraliparis csiroi Loweye snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 19.9 TL 3.5 endemic
Paraliparis delphis Dolphin snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 15.5 TL 3.5 endemic
Paraliparis dewitti Brown ribbed snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 23.4 TL 3.6 native
Paraliparis impariporus Unipore snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 19.8 TL 3.5 native
Paraliparis infeliciter Badluck snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 18.7 TL 3.5 endemic
Paraliparis labiatus Biglip snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 18.3 TL 3.5 endemic
Paraliparis lasti Rusty snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 22.6 TL 3.5 native
Paraliparis piceus Tarred snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 18.2 TL 3.5 endemic
Paraliparis plagiostomus Sharkmouth snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 16.7 TL 3.5 endemic
Paraliparis retrodorsalis Shortfin snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 17.7 TL 3.5 endemic
Paraliparis tasmaniensis Tasmanian snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 24.5 TL 3.6 endemic
Paraulopus melanostomus Licoricemouth cucumberfish Paraulopidae demersal 39.3 TL 4.2 native
Paraulopus nigripinnis Cucumber fish Paraulopidae demersal 27.8 TL 4.1 native
Parazanclistius hutchinsi Short boarfish Pentacerotidae demersal 34.0 TL 3.3 native
Parequula elongata Western silverbelly Gerreidae pelagic-neritic 9.9 TL 3.2 native
Parequula melbournensis Silverbelly Gerreidae demersal 22.0 TL 3.5 native
Paristiopterus gallipavo Yellowspotted boarfish Pentacerotidae demersal 100.0 TL 3.4 native
Parma victoriae Victorian scalyfin Pomacentridae reef-associated 24.4 TL 2.8 native
Pegasus lancifer Sculptured seamoth Pegasidae demersal 11.1 TL 3.3 native
Pelsartia humeralis Sea trumpeter Terapontidae benthopelagic 38.0 TL 2.9 endemic
Pentaceropsis recurvirostris Longsnout boarfish Pentacerotidae reef-associated 50.0 TL 3.0 native
Pentaceros decacanthus Bigspined boarfish Pentacerotidae bathydemersal 40.0 TL 3.4 native
Phyllophryne scortea Whitespotted anglerfish Antennariidae demersal 10.0 TL 3.8 native
Pictilabrus laticlavius Patrician wrasse Labridae reef-associated 28.1 TL 3.5 native
Plagiogeneion macrolepis Bigscale rubyfish Emmelichthyidae demersal 57.3 TL 3.5 native
Platycephalus bassensis Southern sand flathead Platycephalidae demersal 46.0 TL 4.3 native
Platycephalus conatus Deepwater flathead Platycephalidae demersal 94.0 TL 4.0 native
Polyipnus tridentifer Three-spined hatchetfish Sternoptychidae bathydemersal 8.7 TL 3.3 native
Polymetme illustris Brilliant lightfish Phosichthyidae bathydemersal 18.1 TL 3.5 native
Polyprion oxygeneios Hapuku wreckfish Polyprionidae demersal 160.0 TL 4.4 native
Pomacanthus imperator Emperor angelfish Pomacanthidae reef-associated 48.8 TL 2.7 native
Pomatomus saltatrix Bluefish Pomatomidae pelagic-oceanic 130.0 TL 4.5 native
Poromitra glochidiata Melamphaidae bathypelagic 13.3 TL 3.4 native
Psednos nataliae Darkgill snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 12.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Psednos whitleyi Bigcheek snailfish Liparidae bathydemersal 11.1 TL 3.3 endemic
Pseudocaranx wrighti Skipjack trevally Carangidae pelagic-neritic 85.4 TL 3.4 endemic
Pseudolabrus rubicundus Rosy wrasse Labridae reef-associated 24.4 TL 3.3 native
Rhycherus filamentosus Tasselled anglerfish Antennariidae reef-associated 23.0 TL 4.2 native
Rhycherus gloveri Glover's anglerfish Antennariidae reef-associated 16.0 TL 4.0 native
Rondeletia loricata Redmouth whalefish Rondeletiidae bathypelagic 13.4 TL 3.4 native
Rouleina guentheri Bordello slickhead Alepocephalidae bathypelagic 28.1 TL 3.4 native
Rouleina squamilatera Bluntsnout slickhead Alepocephalidae bathypelagic 46.4 TL 3.5 native
Sardinops sagax South American pilchard Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 48.2 TL 2.8 native
Schuettea woodwardi Woodwards pomfret Monodactylidae pelagic-neritic 24.0 TL 3.4 native
Scolecenchelys breviceps Short-headed worm eel Ophichthidae reef-associated 60.0 TL 4.5 native
Scorpaena papillosa Red rock cod Scorpaenidae demersal 30.0 TL 4.0 native
Scorpis aequipinnis Sea sweep Kyphosidae demersal 40.0 TL 3.1 native
Scorpis georgiana Banded sweep Kyphosidae reef-associated 33.0 TL 3.4 endemic
Seriola hippos Samson fish Carangidae pelagic-neritic 150.0 TL 4.6 native
Seriola lalandi Yellowtail amberjack Carangidae benthopelagic 250.0 TL 4.2 native
Seriolella brama Common warehou Centrolophidae benthopelagic 76.0 TL 3.7 native
Sillaginodes punctatus King George whiting Sillaginidae demersal 72.0 TL 3.3 endemic
Sillago bassensis Southern school whiting Sillaginidae demersal 40.3 TL 3.3 endemic
Sillago schomburgkii Yellowfin whiting Sillaginidae demersal 42.0 TL 3.2 native
Simenchelys parasitica Snubnosed eel Synaphobranchidae bathydemersal 61.0 TL 3.7 native
Siphamia cephalotes Wood's siphonfish Apogonidae benthopelagic 6.1 TL 3.3 native
Solegnathus robustus Robust pipehorse Syngnathidae demersal 35.0 TL 3.5 native
Sorosichthys ananassa Little pineapple fish Trachichthyidae demersal 8.0 TL 3.3 native
Sternoptyx pseudodiaphana False oblique hatchetfish Sternoptychidae bathypelagic 7.3 TL 3.4 native
Suezichthys bifurcatus Striped trawl wrasse Labridae demersal 9.0 TL 3.4 native
Synaphobranchus affinis Grey cutthroat Synaphobranchidae benthopelagic 160.0 TL 4.3 native
Synaphobranchus kaupii Kaup's arrowtooth eel Synaphobranchidae bathydemersal 100.0 TL 4.1 native
Thyrsites atun Snoek Gempylidae benthopelagic 244.0 TL 3.6 native
Tilodon sexfasciatus Moonlighter Kyphosidae demersal 40.0 TL 3.5 native
Trachichthys australis Roughy Trachichthyidae reef-associated 18.3 TL 3.6 native
Trachurus declivis Greenback horse mackerel Carangidae benthopelagic 78.1 TL 3.9 native
Trachurus novaezelandiae Yellowtail horse mackerel Carangidae pelagic-oceanic 61.0 TL 3.2 native
Tripterophycis gilchristi Grenadier cod Moridae bathydemersal 33.0 TL 3.0 native
Trygonoptera mucosa Western shovelnose stingaree Urolophidae demersal 44.0 TL 3.5 native
Upeneichthys vlamingii Bluespotted goatfish Mullidae demersal 35.0 TL 3.5 native
Urocampus carinirostris Hairy pipefish Syngnathidae demersal 12.2 TL 3.0 native
Urolophus orarius Coastal stingaree Urolophidae demersal 31.0 TL 3.4 native
Vanacampus phillipi Port Phillip pipefish Syngnathidae demersal 22.5 TL 2.9 native
Vincentia badia Scarlet cardinalfish Apogonidae reef-associated 10.0 TL 3.5 native
Vincentia conspersa Southern cardinalfish Apogonidae reef-associated 14.0 TL 3.6 native
Vincentia macrocauda Smooth cardinalfish Apogonidae reef-associated 10.0 TL 3.5 endemic
Vinciguerria attenuata Slender lightfish Phosichthyidae bathypelagic 4.5 TL 3.0 native
Xenodermichthys copei Bluntsnout smooth-head Alepocephalidae bathypelagic 31.0 TL 3.2 native
Zanclistius elevatus Longfin boarfish Pentacerotidae demersal 33.0 TL 3.3 native
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