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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 068033 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Phyllophichthus xenodontus   Gosline, 1951

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 68 Ophichthidae (Snake Eels) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Flappy Snake Eel
Organism Type: a snake eel
Synonyms: Phyllophichthus macrurus
Phyllopichthus xenodontus [mis-spelling on CAAB]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Parent Codes: 37 068917     Phyllophichthus spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
068033, 37 068032, 068032
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2009-01-06.
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Expected species depth range is from 0 to 21 m.
Taxon Notes:Includes taxon formerly identified as Phyllophichthus macrurus (37 068032).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 1421
View at FoA
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-12
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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