CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Elasmobranchii (class)  »  Carcharhiniformes (order)  »  Hemigaleidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 018020 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:
Hemigaleus australiensis    White, Last & Compagno, 2005
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes Distribution map:

Expected distribution shown as red polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions)
Occurrence locations [489] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Get expert distribution shapefile
Expected species depth range is from 1 to 170 m.

Photographic Index of Australian Fishes

Credit: CSIRO Australian National Fish Collection
Licence: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike (CC BY-NC-SA)  @CSIRO 2021
Family: Hemigaleidae (Weasel Sharks) - show full list
Common Name: Weasel Shark
Common Names List: weasel shark
Recent Synonyms: Hemigaleus microstoma [misidentification]
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 018907     Hemigaleus spp.
Organism Type: a weasel shark

Identifiers:
Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:e83bf205-6bf0-446d-b012-bb9034cf5994
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Fishes of Australia 3258    Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at Fishes of Australia
ITIS (USA) 160582
View at ITIS
World Register of Marine Species urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:281023
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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