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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Gadiformes (order)  »  Euclichthyidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 224036 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Euclichthys microdorsalis   Last & Pogonoski, 2020

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 224 Euclichthyidae (Eucla Cods) - show full list
Standard Name: [a eucla cod]
Organism Type: a eucla cod
Synonyms: Euclichthys sp. 1 (Qld, in National Fish Collection) [in CAAB]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 224906     Euclichthys spp.
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-09-12.
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Expected species depth range is from 220 to 416 m.
Taxon Notes:Updated after description. First reported from the western Coral Sea, at depths of 212–494 m (Last et al. 2014). Now confirmed from the Australian continental slope, east of Dunk Island, Queensland (17°59’S, 147°00’E) and southward to the fringes of the Marion Plateau, Queensland (23°13’S, 153°38’E) at 220–416 m depths.
Record source and
Scientific Name
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Last, P. R., Pogonoski, J. J., 2020. Revision of the fish family Euclichthyidae (Pisces: Gadiformes) with the description of two new species from the Western Pacific. , Zootaxa, Vol. 4758, 2: 231-256. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4758.2.2
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