CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Perciformes (order)  »  Apogonidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 327009     Taxa superceded by 37 327129 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Apogonichthyoides atripes    (Cuvier, 1828)
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes Distribution map:

Expected distribution shown as red polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions)
Occurrence locations [261] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 6 to 83 m.

Photographic Index of Australian Fishes

Credit: CSIRO Australian National Fish Collection
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Family: Apogonidae (Cardinalfishes) - show full list
Common Name: bullseye cardinalfish
Common Names List: Two-eye Cardinalfish
yellow ring cardinal
Recent Synonyms: Apogon nigripinnis [in most Australian references prior to 2010].
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 327902     Apogonichthyoides spp.
Organism Type: a cardinalfish
Taxon Notes:Although Gon (2000) noted that Amia atripes and Amia nigripes were junior synonyms, Fraser & Allen (2010) resurrected A. atripes. To date, there are no valid records of A. nigripinnis in Australian waters and all known records (including the Sainsbury et al 1985 voucher) are misidentifications of A. atripes, CAAB code 37 327129 (Australian Faunal Directory, accessed July 2014).

ITIS (USA) 168256
View at ITIS
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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