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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 112005 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Photostomias liemi   Kenaley, 2009

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

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Family: 37 112 Stomiidae (Scaly Dragonfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a scaly dragonfish]
Organism Type: a scaly dragonfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Pelagic, Epipelagic (0-200m, Oceanic)
Pelagic, Mesopelagic (200-1000m, Oceanic)
Pelagic, Bathypelagic (1000-2000m, Oceanic)
Pelagic, Abyssopelagic (2000m+, Oceanic)
Parent Codes: 37 112901     Photostomias spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2009-01-06.
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Expected species depth range is from 0 to 3000 m.
Scientific Name Notes:Kenaley (2009) recorded this species off the central Queensland coast (within the Australian EEZ).

FoA 2703
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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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