CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Tetraodontiformes (order)  »  Monacanthidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 465017 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Paramonacanthus oblongus    (Schlegel, 1850)
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 8 to 80 m.
Family: Monacanthidae (Leatherjackets) - show full list
Common Name: Japanese Leatherjacket
Common Names List: Japanese leatherjacket
Recent Synonyms: Paramonacanthus japonicus
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 465926     Paramonacanthus spp.
Organism Type: a leatherjacket
Scientific Name Notes:See Gill & Hutchins (2002) for use of P. oblongus over P. japonicus.

World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2018-07-18
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
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