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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Elasmobranchii (class)  »  Rajiformes (order)  »  Arhynchobatidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 031049 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Bathyraja irrasa   Hureau & Ozouf-Costaz, 1980

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 31 Arhynchobatidae (Softnose Skates) - show full list
Standard Name: [a softnose skate]
Organism Type: a softnose skate
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Abyssal (2000m+)
Parent Codes: 37 031902     Bathyraja spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-03-03.
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Expected species depth range is from 190 to 2059 m.
Taxon Notes:Added based on CSIRO specimens from off Heard Island in 190-1500 m depth. Nowara et al 2017 also recorded the species off Heard and McDonald Islands in the southern part of the Kerguelen Plateau (most abundant to the N and NW of Heard Island) to 2059 m depth.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2022-05-08
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