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 031045 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Dipturus cf wengi   Séret & Last, 2008

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 31 Rajidae (Skates) - show full list
Standard Name: [a skate]
Organism Type: a skate
Synonyms: Raja sp. I [in Last & Stevens,1994]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 031904     Dipturus spp.
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [1] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Expected species depth range is from 375 to 960 m.
Scientific Name Notes:Dipturus cf wengi refers to the Western Australian populations of what was previously known as Raja sp I [in Last & Stevens, 1994]. It is closely allied to, but possibly different from, Dipturus wengi Séret & Last, 2008.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-06-20
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