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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Stomiiformes (order)  »  Sternoptychidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 107005 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:

Argyropelecus gigas   Norman, 1930

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC) Fishmap images

Image by: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO
Licence: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike
Rights: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO.
Family: 37 107 Sternoptychidae (Hatchetfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: Giant Hatchetfish
Organism Type: a hatchetfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Pelagic, Mesopelagic (200-1000m, Oceanic)
Parent Codes: 37 107902     Argyropelecus spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
:
107005
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-04-25.
Occurrence locations [27] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 500 to 2000 m.

Identifiers:
Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:67d45c21-cd08-408b-b657-4caa9fe0d544
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Fishes of Australia 3939
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at Fishes of Australia
ITIS (USA) 162218

View at ITIS
World Register of Marine Species urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127308
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-01-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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