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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Elasmobranchii (class)  »  Squaliformes (order)  »  Etmopteridae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 020907 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Etmopterus spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 20 Etmopteridae (Lantern Sharks) - show full list
Standard Name: lantern sharks
Common Names List: lantern shark
black shark
seal shark
Organism Type: a dogfish
Synonyms: Etmopterus brachyurus Etmopterus granulosus Etmopterus lucifer Etmopterus molleri Etmopterus pusillus Etmopterus sp. A
Etmopterus sp. B
Etmopterus sp. C
Etmopterus sp. D
Etmopterus sp. E
Etmopterus sp. F
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Parent Codes: 37 020925     Etmopteridae
Child Codes: 37 020027     Etmopterus bigelowi
37 020032     Etmopterus brachyurus
37 020029     Etmopterus dianthus
37 020031     Etmopterus dislineatus
37 020030     Etmopterus evansi
37 020028     Etmopterus fusus
37 020021     Etmopterus granulosus
37 020059     Etmopterus litvinovi
37 020005     Etmopterus lucifer
37 020033     Etmopterus molleri
37 020015     Etmopterus pusillus
37 020022     Etmopterus unicolor
Taxon Notes:This taxon represents a grouping of several CAAB species, to be used to record commercial bycatches of deep water lantern sharks.
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