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 020905 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Deania calceus & Deania quadrispinosa  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 20 Centrophoridae (Gulper Sharks) - show full list
Standard Name: platypus shark
Common Names List: roughskin shark
pearl shark
brier dogshark
longsnout dogfish
birdbeak dogfish
Organism Type: a dogfish
Synonyms: Deania calcea Deania quadrispinosa
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Taxon Notes:This taxon represents a grouping of several CAAB species, to be used to record commercial catches of deep water platypus (pearl) sharks.
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