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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Ophidiiformes (order)  »  Ophidiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 228124 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
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Typhlonus nasus   G√ľnther, 1878

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 228 Ophidiidae (Cusk Eels) - show full list
Standard Name: [a gelatinous cuskeel]
Organism Type: a gelatinous cuskeel
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Abyssal (2000m+)
Parent Codes: 37 228965     Typhlonus spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-08-23.
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Expected species depth range is from 3754 to 4355 m.
Taxon Notes:Added based on 4 specimens collected from southern Qld (c. 25 13 S) to southern NSW (c. 35 06 S) in May-June 2017 from abyssal depths (c. 3754-4274 m).
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