CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Pleuronectiformes (order)  »  Bothidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 460012 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Engyprosopon grandisquama    (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces
Family: Bothidae (Lefteye Flounders) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: Spot-tail Wide-eye Flounder

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Expected distribution shown as red polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions)
Occurrence locations [661] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records

Depth range from 3 to 130 m.
Recent Synonyms: Engyprosopon grandisquamum
Common Names List: Spot-tail Wide-eye Flounder
spiny headed flounder
Organism Type: a lefteye flounder
Parent Codes
(if any)
37 460908
ITIS (USA) 172819 view at ITIS - potential occurrences at
World Register of Marine Species accepted 2016-05-11 view at WoRMS - potential occurrences at OBIS
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Coastal (0-50m)

Record details

Record entered on 1-Jan-1997 00:00 by Gordon Yearsley, CSIRO Taxonomy Group - FRDC project
Record modified on 23-Dec-2005 10:33 by Gordon Yearsley
Modification description: grandisquamum to grandisquama
Modification history:
21-SEP-97: Species ending changed (Gordon Yearsley)
 (previous genus name: Engyprosopon)
 (previous species name: grandisquama)
 (previous qualifier: )
 (previous authority: (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846))
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)
20-SEP-1999: "Organism type" added (Tony Rees)
06-JAN-2004: Specimen ref. entered/amended based on Sainsbury et al., 1985 (Gordon Yearsley)
23-DEC-2005: grandisquamum to grandisquama (Gordon Yearsley)
 (previous species name: grandisquamum)
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