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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 132004 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Danacetichthys galathenus   Paxton, 1989

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
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 132904     Danacetichthys spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-05-31.
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Expected species depth range is from 1000 to 2000 m.
Taxon Notes:Added based on NMV specimen collected in a beam trawl east of Bermagui (36 19 S, 150 39 E) over 2687 m depth in May 2017.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2021-06-24
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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