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)  »  Squaliformes (order)  »  Squalidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 020006 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:
Squalus megalops    (Macleay, 1881)
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes Distribution map:
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Expected distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2008-11-19.
Occurrence locations [2083] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 37 to 580 m.
Family: 37 20 Squalidae (Dogfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: Spikey Dogfish
Common Names List: piked spurdog
cosmopolitan spurdog
spikey dogfish
greeneye dogfish
piked dogfish
Standard (Commercial) Name(s): Spikey Dogfish
Greeneye Dogfish
Organism Type: a dogfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 020901     Squalus spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
:
020006

Identifiers:
Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:28dde6f9-cece-4251-bbaa-e6cccf40062f
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Fishes of Australia 2017
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at Fishes of Australia
ITIS (USA) 160628

View at ITIS
World Register of Marine Species urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:105925
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2022-06-16
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Images:


Photographic Index of Australian Fishes (PIAF)


Credit: CSIRO Australian National Fish Collection
Licence: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike (CC BY-NC-SA)


Photographic Index of Australian Fishes (PIAF)


Credit: CSIRO Australian National Fish Collection
Licence: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike (CC BY-NC-SA)
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