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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Osmeriformes (order)  »  Lepidogalaxiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 102022 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Lepidogalaxias salamandroides   Mees, 1961

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 102 Lepidogalaxiidae (Salamanderfishes) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Salamanderfish
Common Names List: salamanderfish
Organism Type: a salamanderfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Freshwater
Parent Codes: 37 102903     Lepidogalaxias spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
Taxon Notes:There is continuing debate about whether Lepidogalaxias salamandroides (a WA endemic) is in a distinct family or part of the family Galaxiidae (Waters et al. 2001a, Li et al. 2010, Burridge et al. 2012 cited in Raadik, 2014).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 3918
View at FoA
ITIS 162127
View at ITIS
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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