Coral Sea Islands
The Coral Sea Islands are a territory of Australia and perhaps the only home of a marine fish, the Tiger Combtooth Blenny Ecsenius tigris (Fishes of Australia) as well as Sally's Eviota Eviota readerae (p. 5 of Australian Museum pdf file), the Coral Sea Sailfin Anthias Rabaulichthys squirei (Fishes of Australia), the Clearwater Wrasse Pseudocoris aequalis (FishBase), the Elizabeth Reef Jawfish Opistognathus elizabethensis (Fishes of Australia), and perhaps a new species of peppermint hogfish (Reef Builders).
invertebrates include a pseudoscorpion Nannochelifer paralius
Arachnological Society pdf file), an undescribed springtail
that probably represents a new genus related to Dicranocentrus (p.
37 of Environment
Australia pdf file), an undescribed millipede of the
(p. 48 of Environment
Australia pdf file), a brachiopod Ospreyella depressa (BioNames), a marine mite Simognathus trachys
Archive), and the marine isopod crustaceans Gnathia coralmaris
(p. 8 of Zootaxa
pdf file) and Gnathia
marionis (p. 16 of Zootaxa
More information on the natural history of the Coral Sea Islands can be found in the Coringa-Herald National Nature Reserve and Lihou Reef National Nature Reserve Management Plan (Environment Australia) and in the Elizabeth and Middleton Reefs Marine National Nature Reserve Management Plan (Environment Australia).