CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 372001 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:
Pristotis obtusirostris    (G√ľnther, 1862)
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces
Family: Pomacentridae (Damselfishes) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: Gulf Damsel
Distribution:

Expected distribution shown as red polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions)
Occurrence locations [1153] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records

Depth range from 0 to 82 m.
Recent Synonyms: Pristotis jerdoni
Common Names List: Gulf damsel
Organism Type: a damselfish
Parent Codes
(if any)
:
37 372921
Identifiers:
World Register of Marine Species urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:277180 accepted 2018-07-18 view at WoRMS
Habitat: Coastal (0-50m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)

Record details

Record entered on 1-Jan-1997 00:00 by Gordon Yearsley, CSIRO Taxonomy Group - FRDC project
Record modified on 6-Jan-2009 00:00 by William White
Modification description: Specimen ref. entered/amended based on Sainsbury et al., 1985
Modification history:
20-SEP-1999: Parent codes added (Tony Rees)
20-SEP-1999: WWW Illustration URL added (refers to CSIRO photo on Fish Base site) (Tony Rees)
22-AUG-2002: P. obtusirostris added as a synonym and a note added to user (Gordon Yearsley)
30-OCT-2003: Species changed from jerdoni to obtusirostris based on draft Catalogue 2 text (Gordon Yearsley)
 (previous species name: jerdoni)
 (previous authority: (Day))
 (previous publication year: 1873)
06-JAN-2004: Specimen ref. entered/amended based on Sainsbury et al., 1985 (Gordon Yearsley)
06-JAN-2009: Added/updated habitat code - bulk upload from BIOREG 3 data (was: M) (William White)
06-JAN-2009: Added/updated habitat code - bulk upload from BIOREG 3 data (was: C,SH) (William White)
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