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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 068057 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Apterichtus malabar   McCosker & Hibino, 2015

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 68 Ophichthidae (Snake Eels) - show full list
Standard Name: [a snake eel]
Organism Type: a snake eel
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 068902     Apterichtus spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-01-14.
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Expected species depth range is from 44 to 66 m.
Taxon Notes:Described from specimens collected off Malabar, Sydney (33 58 S, 151 17 E) in 44-66m depth.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 5213
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at FoA
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2021-05-05
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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