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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Aulopiformes (order)  »  Pseudotrichonotidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 117007 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Pseudotrichonotus belos   Gill & Pogonoski, 2016

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 117 Pseudotrichonotidae (Sand diving lizardfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a sand diving lizardfish]
Organism Type: a sand diving lizardfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-03-10.
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Expected species depth range is from 100 to 120 m.
Taxon Notes:Described from 3 specimens collected from southwest of Exmouth Gulf (22 51’S 113 31’E) southwards to west of Shark Bay (25 56 S, 112 41 E), WA in 100-120m depth (Gill & Pogonoski 2016).
Record source and
Scientific Name
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GILL, ANTHONY C., POGONOSKI, JOHN J., 2016. Pseudotrichonotus belos new species, first record of the fish family Pseudotrichonotidae from Australia (Teleostei: Aulopiformes), Zootaxa, Vol. 4205: 189. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4205.2.8
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