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)  »  Paralepididae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 126007 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Lestidium longilucifer    Ho, Graham & Russell, 2020
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 2009-01-06.
Occurrence locations [6] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 50 to 1000 m.

Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC) Fishmap images

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Family: 37 126 Paralepididae (Barracudinas) - show full list
Standard Name: Atlantic Barracudina
Organism Type: a barracudina
Synonyms: Lestidium atlanticum Borodin 1928 [CAAB; AFD online; possibly other Australian references prior to 2020]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Pelagic, Epipelagic (0-200m, Oceanic)
Pelagic, Mesopelagic (200-1000m, Oceanic)
Parent Codes: 37 126903     Lestidium spp.
Taxon Notes:Described from specimens collected off Rowley Shoals (16 59 S, 120 15 E) south to SW of Shark Bay (26°59’S, 112°38’E), WA, Papua New Guinea and Taiwan from 12-688m depth. Previously referred to as Lestidium atlanticum, which is possibly restricted to the Atlantic (Ho et al 2020).
Previous Codes
(if any)
126007, 37 126506, 126506

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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