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)  »  Melanostomiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 109041 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Photonectes waitii   Flynn & Klepadlo, 2012

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 109 Melanostomiidae (Scaleless Dragonfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a scaleless dragonfish]
Organism Type: a scaleless dragonfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Pelagic, Mesopelagic (200-1000m, Oceanic)
Parent Codes: 37 109908     Photonectes spp.
Taxon Notes:Added after Coral Sea records noted in description (16 34 S, 147 08 E, taken from a midwater trawl at 330m depth).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-02-10
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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