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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 212011 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Halieutopsis echinoderma   Ho, 2021

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 212 Ogcocephalidae (Seabats) - show full list
Standard Name: [a seabat]
Organism Type: a seabat
Synonyms: Dibranchus sp. A [of P. Last] (in CAAB)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 212905     Halieutopsis spp.
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-07-04.
Occurrence locations [1] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 445 to 508 m.
Taxon Notes:Updated from Dibranchus sp. A [of P. Last] after description of species (including CSIRO voucher specimen, now a paratype) by Ho 2021. In Australia, known from from east of Murray Island (09 51'S, 144 09'E) south to east of Gold Coast (28 03'S, 153 58'E), Qld in depths of 445-508m.
Record source: Ho, Hsuan-Ching, 2021. Taxonomy and Distribution of the Deep-Sea Batfish Genus Halieutopsis (Teleostei: Ogcocephalidae), with Descriptions of Five New Species, Journal of Marine Science and Engineering, Vol. 10: 34. doi:10.3390/jmse10010034
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