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)  »  Triakidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 017907 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Mustelus antarcticus & Mustelus lenticulatus  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 17 Triakidae (Hound Sharks) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): FLAKES
Organism Type: hound shark (flesh only)
Synonyms: Mustelus antarcticus Mustelus lenticulatus
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Taxon Notes:Added on request of Alan Snow (Secretary - FRDC Fish Names Committee) based on FNC Application 211 to add a new group name "Flake" to cover the two species Mustelus antarcticus (Gummy Shark) and Mustelus lenticulatus (rig in New Zealand). This decision only relates to the flesh of the animal and not the animal itself.
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