CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 015907 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Figaro spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 15 Pentanchidae (Deepwater Catsharks) - show full list
Standard Name: [a catshark]
Organism Type: a catshark
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Parent Codes: 37 015912     Pentanchidae
Child Codes: 37 015009     Figaro boardmani
37 015034     Figaro striatus
Taxon Notes:Figaro was a synonym of Galeus until resurrected by Gledhill et al 2008. Although Figaro was not included in the family redefinition paper of Iglesias et al 2005, it is now included in Pentanchidae on advice of W.White, CSIRO (pers. comm. 1 June 2020).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
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