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)  »  Lophiiformes (order)  »  Chaunacidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 211012 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Chaunacops spinosus   Ho & McGrouther, 2015

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 211 Chaunacidae (Coffinfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a coffinfish]
Organism Type: a coffinfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 211901     Chaunacops spp.
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-07-04.
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Expected species depth range is from 1034 to 1115 m.
Taxon Notes:Added based on description from the Coral Sea & Western Tasman Sea between 24 S and 35 S. Australian specimens were collected between the Lord Howe Rise (27 39⋅8′ S, 161 46⋅3′ E) and E of Shoalhaven Heads (34 56 S, 151 15 E), NSW. The few specimens collected with accurate depth data were taken in 1034-1115m.
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