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)  »  Diceratiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 214004 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Bufoceratias cf thele  

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 214 Diceratiidae (Double Anglerfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a double anglerfish]
Organism Type: a double anglerfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Parent Codes: 37 214901     Bufoceratias spp.
Taxon Notes:Pietsch (2009, Oceanic Anglerfishes) identified a CSIRO specimen (from c. 1000m depth off Townsville, Qld) as Bufoceratias thele Uwate, 1979. However in June 2011 (pers. comm.) he noted that the specimen was not typical of that species, hence its listing here as Bufoceratias cf thele.

FoA 5221
View at FoA
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-06-20
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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