CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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CAAB Code: 37 384014 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Choerodon typus    (Bleeker, 1856)
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 15 to 85 m.
Family: Labridae: Labrinae (Wrasses) - show full list
Common Name: Bluetooth Tuskfish
Common Names List: Bluetooth Tuskfish
blue-toothed tuskfish
Recent Synonyms: Xiphocheilus typus
Xiphochilus quadrimaculatus G√ľnther, 1880 (latter name is a synonym)
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 384902     Choerodon spp.
Organism Type: a wrasse
Scientific Name Notes:In a revision of the genus Choerodon, Gomon (2017), placed Xiphocheilus into the synonymy of Choerodon.

World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-05-16
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
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