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 118032 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Saurida filamentosa   Ogilby, 1910

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 118 Synodontidae (Lizardfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a deepsea lizardfish]
Organism Type: a deepsea lizardfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 118901     Saurida spp.
Taxon Notes:Added based on east coast form (the true Saurida filamentosa from Qld and NSW in depths of 82-328m) being different to WA / NT form. Latter form is now referred to as Saurida cf filamentosa and is coded as 37 118006 (also referred to as Saurida sp 1 by Sainsbury et al 1985).
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