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)  »  Somniosidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 020906 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Centroscymnus spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

Photographic Index of Australian Fishes (PIAF)

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Family: 37 20 Somniosidae (Sleeper Sharks) - show full list
Standard Name: [a dogfish]
Common Names List: black shark
longnose dogfish
roughskin shark
Plunket's dogfish
Owston's dogfish
Portugese dogfish
Organism Type: a dogfish
Synonyms: Centroscymnus crepidater Centroscymnus plunketi Centroscymnus coelolepis Centroscymnus owstoni Centroselachus crepidater Proscymnodon plunketi
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Parent Codes: 37 020924     Somniosidae
Child Codes: 37 020025     Centroscymnus coelolepis
37 020019     Centroscymnus owstonii
99 378031     Centroscymnus plunketi (unverified)
Taxon Notes:This taxon represents a grouping of several CAAB species, to be used to record commercial catches of deep water sharks.

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