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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 212023 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Halieutopsis galatea   Bradbury, 1988

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. G [of P. Last] (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.
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Expected species depth range is from 370 to 405 m.
Taxon Notes:Updated from Halicmetus sp. G [of P. Last] after re-identification of Australian material by Ho 2021. Known in Australia from two locations off northern WA (13 28'S, 123 09' E and 13 15' S, 123 22'E) in 370-405m depth; also known from off Kenya, Madagascar and SE of Seychelles in 880-1551 m (Ho 2021).
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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