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)  »  Centrophoridae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 020010 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Centrophorus harrissoni   McCulloch, 1915

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

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Family: 37 20 Centrophoridae (Gulper Sharks) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Harrisson's Dogfish
Common Names List: Harrisson's dogfish
Harrisons dogfish
Endeavour dogfish
Organism Type: a dogfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 020908     Centrophorus spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2008-11-19.
Occurrence locations [420] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 220 to 680 m.
Scientific Name Notes:Last & Stevens (1994) reported the distribution of Centrophorus harrissoni as occurring off both the east and west coasts of Australia. White et al 2008 described the WA population as a new species, Centrophorus westraliensis, and noted that C. harrissoni was restricted to the east coast of Australia and New Zealand.
Common/Standard Name Notes: "Endeavour dogfish" is the marketing name for this species

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 3420
View at FoA
ITIS 160644
View at ITIS
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2023-08-20
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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