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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 126016 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Stemonosudis retrodorsalis   Ho, Russell, Graham & Psomadakis, 2019

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 126 Paralepididae (Barracudinas) - show full list
Standard Name: [a barracudina]
Organism Type: a barracudina
Synonyms: Stemonosudis rothschildi [in AMS collection]
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 126908     Stemonosudis spp.
Taxon Notes:In Australia, known from a single non-type specimen collected off Broken Bay, NSW, 33° 30'S, 152°04'E in 922-1015 m. The locality data given for this non-type in the description (Ho et al 2019:225) as "FRV Soela, sta. So 2/82/43,45, 18°44’S, 117°02’E, 210 km north west of Port Hedland, Northwest Shelf, Eastern Indian Ocean, 396–406 m, Engel trawl, 13 Apr 1982, coll. J. Paxton & M. McGrouther." is incorrect. Elsewhere, known from Indonesia and the Philippines in c. 40-514m depth (Ho et al 2019).
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