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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 212022 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Halicmetus ruber   Alcock, 1891

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 212 Ogcocephalidae (Seabats) - show full list
Standard Name: [a seabat]
Organism Type: a seabat
Synonyms: Halicmetus sp. F [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 212903     Halicmetus spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-06-03.
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Expected species depth range is from 440 to 1023 m.
Taxon Notes:Updated from Halicmetus sp. F [of P. Last] based on the original ID of WAM P.31798-003 (cited in Ho & Last, 2018), which is now the CAAB voucher for Halicmetus ruber. In Australia, known from northern WA (c. 14 33 S, 121 15 E to 21 30 S, 113 56 E) in 440-1023m.

FoA 5478
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Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-01-18
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