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 109042 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Photonectes achirus   Regan & Trewavas, 1930

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 based on AMS specimen collected off Sydney (c. 33 43 S, 152 03 E), noted by Flynn & Klepadlo 2012.

FoA 5192
View at FoA
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-12
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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