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)  »  Myliobatidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 039002 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Aetomylaeus caeruleofasciatus    White, Last & Baje, 2015
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes Distribution map:
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Expected distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2008-11-19.
Occurrence locations [35] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 0 to 115 m.

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Family: 37 39 Myliobatidae (Eagle Rays) - show full list
Standard Name: Banded Eagle Ray
Common Names List: banded eagle ray
Standard (Commercial) Name(s): Ray
Organism Type: an eagle ray
Synonyms: Aetomylaeus nichofii [in most references prior to 2015]
Aetomyleus nichofii (mis-spelling)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Pelagic, Shelf (0-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 039903     Aetomylaeus spp.
Taxon Notes:Recorded from northern Australia (Dampier region, WA east to Hervey Bay, Qld in 8-117m depth) and southern PNG. Aetomylaeus nichofii is not known from Australia - it occurs in the Indo-West Pacific from the Persian/Arabian Gulf westwards to Indonesia, and north to Taiwan, China and southern Japan, where it is mostly found inshore over soft substrates to depths of at least 115 m.
Previous Codes
(if any)

Fishes of Australia 4286
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at Fishes of Australia
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2021-01-20
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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