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)  »  Cetomimiformes (order)  »  Cetomimidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 132003 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Cetostoma regani   Zugmayer, 1914

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC) Fishmap images

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Family: 37 132 Cetomimidae (Whalefishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a whalefish]
Common Names List: Pink flabby whalefish
Organism Type: a whalefish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Pelagic, Mesopelagic (200-1000m, Oceanic)
Pelagic, Bathypelagic (1000-2000m, Oceanic)
Parent Codes: 37 132901     Cetostoma spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2012-07-04.
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Expected species depth range is from 820 to 1000 m.
Taxon Notes:Added based on CSIRO record from SE of Pedra Branca (off southern Tasmania within the Australian EEZ).

FoA 5087
Checked on: 2020-10-20
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Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-10
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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