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)  »  Ogcocephalidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 212047 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Coelophrys micropus   (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: Halieutopsis sp. C (var W) [of P. Last] (in CAAB)
Halieutopsis cf micropus [of Williams et al 1996]
Coelophrys micropa
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 212901     Coelophrys spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
37 212034, 37 212509
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-06-21.
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Expected species depth range is from 439 to 1400 m.
Taxon Notes:Ho & Shao (2008) confirmed the occurrence of this species in Australia. It is known from WA (c. 16 30' N south to c. 29 20' S) in 570-940m.
Scientific Name Notes:Derivation is apparently from the Greek mikros = small + opos = eye and usually treated as a noun in apposition by authors {AFD, June 2022].
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