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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 076801 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Avocettina cf acuticeps  

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 76 Nemichthyidae (Snipe Eels) - show full list
Standard Name: [a snipe eel]
Organism Type: a snipe eel
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Species not on current Australian list, but occuring in adjacent region:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Pelagic, Mesopelagic (200-1000m, Oceanic)
Parent Codes: 37 076901     Avocettina spp.
Taxon Notes:Created for CSIRO's "Mesopelagic Fishes of the Southern Tasman Sea" Project. Recorded from the Tasman Sea outside the Australian EEZ (between Australia & NZ). Known from a specimen where tail tip is broken off (183+ pores), so total pore count unknown (genetic results not yet available).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-06-20
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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