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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Arthropoda (phylum)  »  Malacostraca (class)  »  Decapoda (order)  »  Penaeidae (family)

CAAB Code: 28 711033 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Batepenaeopsis moresbyensis   Shinomiya & Sakai, 2016

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: 28 711 Penaeidae (penaeid prawns) - show full list
Common Name: smoothshell prawn
Common Names List: smoothshell shrimp
Organism Type: a penaeid prawn
Synonyms: Parapenaeopsis tenella Batepenaeopsis tenella (mis-identifications)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 711918     Batepenaeopsis spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
00 701332, 701332
Taxon Notes:This species was previously confused with the China Sea/Japansese species Batepenaeopsis tenella, the latter does not occur in Australian waters. This code replaces previous (interim) CAAB code 00 701332 (FISHLIST 701332).

ITIS 95878
View at ITIS
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Holthuis, L. B., 1980, Shrimps and Prawns of the World. FAO Species Catalogue, Vol. 1. F.A.O., Rome
Scientific Name
verified against
Shinomiya, S., Sakai, K., 2016. A review of the genus Batepenaeopsis, with the description of a new species, B. moresbyensis sp. nov. (Decapoda, Penaeidae)., Crustaceana, Vol. 89(4): 495-513. . doi:10.1163/15685403-00003537 doi:10.1163/15685403-00003537
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