CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Anguilliformes (order)  »  Congridae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 067036 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Bathycongrus retrotinctus   (Jordan & Snyder, 1901)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 67 Congridae (Conger Eels) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Blackedge Conger
Common Names List: Randall's Conger
Organism Type: a conger eel
Synonyms: Bathycongrus randalli [in part - the CSIRO paratype of B. randalli is actually B. odontostomus, but this was not captured by Castle & Smith, 1999 or Karmovskaya 2009]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 067904     Bathycongrus spp.
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-09-29.
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Expected species depth range is from 183 to 545 m.
Taxon Notes:In Australian waters, currently only known from a single CSIRO specimen collected SW of Rowley Shoals (18 30 S, 117 41 E), WA in 331-336m. Elsewhere known from Japan, Taiwan & Philippines in 181-545m depth (USNM database 29.9.22).
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