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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Lophiiformes (order)  »  Brachionichthyidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 209005 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Brachionichthys australis   Last, Gledhill & Holmes, 2007

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC) Fishmap images

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Family: 37 209 Brachionichthyidae (Handfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: Australian handfish
Common Names List: Australian handfish
Organism Type: a handfish
Synonyms: Brachionichthys sp. 2 [in Last, Scott & Talbot 1983, p252-3, fig 22.4]
Brachionichthys sp. [in Hutchins & Swainston 1986, p34, fig 111]
Brachionichthys sp. [in Gomon, Glover & Kuiter 1994, p283-4, fig 252]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 209901     Brachionichthys spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2009-01-06.
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Expected species depth range is from 40 to 277 m.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 3976
View at FoA
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-01-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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