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 211013 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Chaunacops coloratus   (Garman, 1899)

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: Abyssal (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 2429 to 2518 m.
Taxon Notes:Added based on NMV specimen collected in 2017 abyssal voyage from east of Solitary Islands (30 06 S, 153 53 E), NSW in 2429-2518 m depth. Identification confirmed by Hans Ho.
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