CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Cephalopoda (class)  »  Oegopsida (order)  »  Onychoteuthidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 623001 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Onykia loennbergii    (Ishikawa & Wakiya, 1914)
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups
Family: Onychoteuthidae (hooked squids) - show full list
Common Name: hooked squid
Common Names List: hooked squid
Recent Synonyms: Moroteuthis lonnbergii
Moroteuthis loennbergi
Moroteuthis loenbergi
Moroteuthis lönnbergii
Onykia lönnbergi
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Tropical Indo-Pacific (countries N/NE Australia)
Indian Ocean (non coastal)
Habitat: Pelagic, Epipelagic (0-200m, Oceanic)
Pelagic, Mesopelagic (200-1000m, Oceanic)
Pelagic, Bathypelagic (1000-2000m, Oceanic)
Parent Codes: 23 623906     Onykia spp.
Organism Type: a hooked squid
Taxon Notes:This code replaces previous (interim) CAAB code 00 624001 (FISHLIST 624001).
Scientific Name Notes:The specific epitaph was originally published as "lönnbergi", which is corrected to "loennbergi" as per ICZN Article 32.5.21, see Bolstad, 2010. It was spelt "loenbergi" in Wadley & Dunning 1999, and "lönbergii" in Sweeney & Roper 1998, and "lonnbergii" has also been widely used.

ITIS (USA) 556229
View at ITIS
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-10
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Bolstad, K.S.R., 2010. Systematics of the Onychoteuthidae Gray, 1847 (Cephalopoda: Oegopsida)., Zootaxa, Vol. 2696: 1-186.
Scientific Name
verified against
Reid, A.L., 2016, Cephalopods of Australia and Sub-Antarctic Territories. CSIRO Publishing, Clayton South 446pp.
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