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)  »  Osmeriformes (order)  »  Microstomatidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 097008 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Nansenia antarctica   Kawaguchi & Butler, 1984

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 97 Microstomatidae (Microstomatids) - show full list
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Pelagic, Mesopelagic (200-1000m, Oceanic)
Pelagic, Bathypelagic (1000-2000m, Oceanic)
Parent Codes: 37 097904     Nansenia spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-11-04.
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Expected species depth range is from 300 to 1026 m.
Taxon Notes:Added based on CSIRO records from Heard Island and Macquarie Island taken in midwater trawls at 300-1026 m. Elsewhere apparently known from 0-4145 m (Fishbase).
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