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)  »  Rajiformes (order)  »  Rajidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 031042 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Dentiraja polyommata   (Ogilby, 1910)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

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Family: 37 31 Rajidae (Skates) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Argus Skate
Common Names List: argus skate
Organism Type: a skate
Synonyms: Raja polyommata Dipturus polyommata Dipturus polyommatus
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 031903     Dentiraja 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 [2] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 135 to 320 m.
Taxon Notes:Updated genus from Dipturus after Last et al 2016 (Rays of the World) and Last et al 2016 (in Last & Yearsley 2016, Rays of the World Supplementary Information) following new molecular data (Yang et al unpublished).
Scientific Name Notes:Derived from the Greek poly = many + omma = eye + new latin (NL) ata, making the word an adjective, meaning 'many eyed'

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 3894
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Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2021-01-21
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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