CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Elasmobranchii (class)  »  Orectolobiformes (order)  »  Stegostomatidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 013006 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:
Stegostoma tigrinum    (Forster, 1781)
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Distribution map:

Expected distribution shown as red polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions)
Occurrence locations shown as circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Get expert distribution shapefile
Depth range of occurrences from 5 to 50 m.

Photographic Index of Australian Fishes
Image supplied by: CMAR Fish Taxonomy  @CSIRO 2020
Family: Stegostomatidae (Zebra Sharks) - show full list
Common Name: Zebra Shark
Common Names List: zebra shark
Recent Synonyms: Stegostoma fasciatum (Hermann, 1783) [in most references prior to 2019]
Stegastoma fasciatum (mis-spelling) [in Last & Stevens, 1994]
Stegostoma tigrinum naucum Whitley, 1939 (junior synonymn)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Habitat: Coastal (0-50m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 013908     Stegostoma spp.
Organism Type: a zebra shark
Taxon Notes:Dahl et al 2019 redescribed this species, reviewed the literature and suggested the name, Stegostoma tigrinum (Forster, 1781) should be used as the senior synonym for the species.

Identifiers:
Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:ed6e77c0-1c50-4225-93f8-fc1f67a51938
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
World Register of Marine Species urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:220032
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-01-11
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
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