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)  »  Colocongridae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 067041 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Coloconger raniceps   Alcock, 1889

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 67 Colocongridae (Short-tail Conger Eels) - show full list
Standard Name: [a short-tail conger]
Organism Type: a short-tail conger
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 067908     Coloconger spp.
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-06-30.
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Expected species depth range is from 420 to 585 m.
Taxon Notes:Added based on an AMS specimen collected from 31 Canyon, east of Hat Head (31°05'S, 153°18'E), NSW in 420-585m.
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