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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Holocephali (class)  »  Chimaeriformes (order)  »  Chimaeridae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 042003     Taxa superceded by 37 042001 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:

Hydrolagus lemures   (Whitley, 1939)

Rank: Species
Attention: Non-current taxon. This record represents an old code which has been superseded by a new active CAAB code. See taxon notes for more details (if available).
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

Photographic Index of Australian Fishes (PIAF)

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Family: 37 42 Chimaeridae (Shortnose Chimaeras) - show full list
Standard Name: Ogilby's Ghostshark
Common Names List: blackfin ghostshark
ghostshark
Organism Type: a shortnose chimaera
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 042901     Hydrolagus spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
:
042003, 37 042004, 042004
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 [50] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 200 to 700 m.
Taxon Notes:In a detailed study of morphological and molecular data, Finucci et al 2018 synonymised the Blackfin Ghostshark Hydrolagus lemures with Ogilby's Ghostshark, Chimaera ogilbyi.
Common/Standard Name Notes: "ghostshark" is the marketing name for this species

Identifiers:
ITIS 564495

View at ITIS
WoRMS urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:271409
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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Licence: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike (CC BY-NC-SA)
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