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)  »  Myliobatiformes (order)  »  Mobulidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 041007 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Mobula kuhlii   (Valenciennes, 1841)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 41 Mobulidae (Devilrays) - show full list
Standard Name: [a devilray]
Organism Type: a devilray
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Pelagic, Shelf (0-200m)
Pelagic, Epipelagic (0-200m, Oceanic)
Parent Codes: 37 041902     Mobula spp.
Taxon Notes:Between July 2017 and July 2020 this species was coded as 37041001, which has reverted to the name M. eregoodoo, a replacement name for M. eregoodootenke. The distribution of M. kuhlii in northern Australia needs to be resolved (W. White, pers. comm. 13.7.2020).
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