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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 126014 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Lestidium nigrirostrum   Ho, Graham & Russell, 2020

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 126 Paralepididae (Barracudinas) - show full list
Standard Name: [a barracudina]
Organism Type: a barracudina
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Estuarine
Pelagic, Epipelagic (0-200m, Oceanic)
Pelagic, Mesopelagic (200-1000m, Oceanic)
Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 37 126903     Lestidium spp.
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-11-01.
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Expected species depth range is from 20 to 908 m.
Taxon Notes:Described from specimens collected from the Marion Plateau, Qld (17 30 S, 150 41 E) southwards to off Gabo Island, Victoria (37 40 S, 150 15 E) in gears fishing from 20-908m depth. Also tentatively identified from off Rowley Shoals (17 50 S, 150 41 E), WA (Ho et al 2020).
Record source and
Scientific Name
verified against
Ho, H-C., Graham, K. & Russell, B., 2020. Three new species of the barracudina genus Lestidium (Aulopiformes: Paralepididae) from the Indo-West Pacific, Zootaxa, Vol. 4767, 1: 071-088. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4767.1.3
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