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)  »  Aulopiformes (order)  »  Synodontidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 118006 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Saurida cf filamentosa   
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes Distribution map:
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Expected distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2008-11-19.
Occurrence locations [951] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 29 to 288 m.

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Family: 37 118 Synodontidae (Lizardfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: Threadfin Saury
Common Names List: white spot lizardfish
Organism Type: a deepsea lizardfish
Synonyms: Saurida sp 1 [Sainsbury et al 1985: 332]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 118901     Saurida spp.
Taxon Notes:In Australia, two forms previously referred to as Saurida filamentosa exist. The east coast species (Qld, NSW and possibly further south, coded as 37118032) is the true Saurida filamentosa, whereas the west coast species, coded here as 37118006 is confirmed from WA and NT (B Russell, pers. comm. 6 Oct 2017).
Previous Codes
(if any)

Fishes of Australia 5531
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at Fishes of Australia
World Register of Marine Species
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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