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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 212039 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Malthopsis tetrabulla   Ho & Last, 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: Malthopsis sp. Q1 [of P. Last] (in CAAB)
Malthopsis sp. [Last et al 2014:212; Coral Sea checklist]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 212906     Malthopsis spp.
Taxon Notes:Updated from Malthopsis sp. Q1 [of P. Last] after species described by Ho & Last (2021) from specimens collected from east of Dunk Island (17°56´S, 146°58´E) south to Capricorn Channel, east of Rockhampton (22°52´S, 152°42´E), Qld in 220-300m.
Record source: Ho, Hsuan-Ching, Last, Peter, 2021. Review of the batfish genus Malthopsis from Australia (Lophiiformes: Ogcocephalidae), with descriptions of five new species , Bulletin of Marine Science, Vol. 97: 165-218. doi:10.5343/bms.2020.0037
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