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)  »  Ipnopidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 123010 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Bathypterois parini   Shcherbachev & Sulak, 1988

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 123 Ipnopidae (Spiderfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a spiderfish]
Organism Type: a spiderfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 123901     Bathypterois spp.
Taxon Notes:Added based on CSIRO specimens collected from the Queensland (16 55 S, 151 34 E) and Marion Plateaus (18 59 S, 150 32 E), Coral Sea in depths of 879-886m (see Last et al 2014, Zootaxa 3887). The specimens are tentatively identified as B. parini. Further taxonomic work is required to determine which of the following three similar species are actually in Australia: B. parini, B. ventralis and B. atricolor, and their Australian distributions.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 5359
View at FoA
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2020-01-08
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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