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 067043 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Bathycongrus wallacei   (Castle, 1968)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 67 Congridae (Conger Eels) - show full list
Standard Name: [a conger eel]
Organism Type: a conger eel
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.
Distribution map:
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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 250 to 500 m.
Taxon Notes:Added based on records from SW of Rowley Shoals (18 30 S, 117 41 E) southwards to Exmouth Gulf (22 04 S, 113 45 E), WA in 331-399m. Elsewhere known from southwestern Indian Ocean, Taiwan & Japan (Smith & Ho 2018) in c. 250-500m depth (Fishbase).
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