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 123015 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Bathymicrops regis   Hjort & Koefoed, 1912

CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Organism Type: a spiderfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Abyssal (2000m+)
Parent Codes: 37 123904     Bathymicrops spp.
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-08-22.
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Expected species depth range is from 3300 to 4766 m.
Taxon Notes:Added based on an NMV specimen collected in 2021 from south of Christmas I (10 58.50' S, 105 25.50' E) in 4766m depth. A circumglobal species in tropical and warm temperate seas (except for eastern Pacific). Known from 3300 - 5782m depth.
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