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 123014 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Ipnops murrayi   G√ľnther, 1878

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: Abyssal (2000m+)
Parent Codes: 37 123903     Ipnops spp.
Taxon Notes:Genetic analysis suggests two species of Ipnops are present in Australia, although the names and their distributions are yet to be fully resolved, partly due to limited collecting in their deep water habitats (usually > 2000m). The other species, Ipnops agassizi is coded as 37123004.

FoA 5547
View at FoA
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2020-08-24
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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