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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 120001 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Paraulopus nigripinnis    (G√ľnther, 1878)
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 [1455] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 80 to 585 m.

Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC) Fishmap images

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Family: 37 120 Paraulopidae (Cucumberfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: Blacktip Cucumberfish
Common Names List: cucumberfish
Organism Type: a cucumberfish
Synonyms: Chlorophthalmus nigripinnis
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 120905     Paraulopus spp.
Scientific Name Notes:Sato & Nakabo (2002) proposed a new genus (Paraulopus) and new family (Paraulopidae) for some Chlorophthalmus species including C. nigripinnis.
Previous Codes
(if any)

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Fishes of Australia 4350
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at Fishes of Australia
ITIS (USA) 162433

View at ITIS
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2022-03-17
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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