CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Aulopiformes (order)  »  Synodontidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 118002 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:
Trachinocephalus trachinus    (Temminck & Schlegel, 1846)
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 3 to 400 m.

Photographic Index of Australian Fishes
Image supplied by: CMAR Fish Taxonomy  @CSIRO 2020
Family: Synodontidae (Lizardfishes) - show full list
Common Name: Painted Grinner
Common Names List: Painted Grinner
painted saury
Recent Synonyms: Trachinocephalus myops (Forster, 1801) [in most references prior to 2016]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
New Zealand (inc. subantarctic territories)
Habitat: Coastal (0-50m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 118904     Trachinocephalus spp.
Organism Type: a lizardfish
Taxon Notes:Updated from Trachinocephalus myops after recognition of 3 species in genus by Polanco et al 2016. The true Trachinocephalus myops is restricted to the Atlantic Ocean and another species, T. gauguini is endemic to the Marquesas Islands.

Identifiers:
Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:aaac1bdb-fcd9-4541-9346-ef7f5d1d9670
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
World Register of Marine Species urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:158884
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
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