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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

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

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Family: 37 126 Paralepididae (Barracudinas) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): 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.
Previous Codes
(if any)
126007, 37 126506, 126506
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-11-01.
Occurrence locations [6] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 12 to 688 m.
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).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
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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