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)  »  Clupeiformes (order)  »  Engraulidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 086015 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Encrasicholina heteroloba   (Rüppell, 1837)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

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Family: 37 86 Engraulidae (Anchovies) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Shorthead Anchovy
Common Names List: shorthead anchovy
Organism Type: an anchovy
Synonyms: Encrasicholina devisi Stolephorus heterolobus
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Pelagic, Shelf (0-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 086904     Encrasicholina spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
086015, 37 086014, 086014
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2008-11-19.
Occurrence locations [31] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 1 to 50 m.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2023-11-06
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 4313
View at FoA
ITIS 161880
View at ITIS
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2023-11-06
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Hata, H. Motomura, H., 2016. Validity of Encrasicholina pseudoheteroloba (Hardenberg 1933) and redescription of Encrasicholina heteroloba (Rüppell 1837), a senior synonym of Encrasicholina devisi (Whitley 1940) (Clupeiformes: Engraulidae)., Ichthyological Research, Vol. 64, 1: 18-28. doi:10.1007/s10228-016-0529-4
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