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)  »  Stomiiformes (order)  »  Astronesthidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 108002 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Astronesthes niger   Richardson, 1845

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 108 Astronesthidae (Snaggletooths) - show full list
Standard Name: [a snaggletooth]
Organism Type: a snaggletooth
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 37 108901     Astronesthes spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [13] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Expected species depth range is from 500 to 2000 m.
Taxon Notes:Parin & Borodulina, 2002 regarded Astronesthes niger as a North Atlantic species, but Gomon et al 2008 included it in their Fishes of Australia's Southern Coast book. The distribution of this species needs further investigation.

FoA 4881
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ITIS 162235
View at ITIS
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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