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)  »  Ophidiiformes (order)  »  Ophidiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 228131 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Porogadus gracilis   (Günther, 1878)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 228 Ophidiidae (Cusk Eels) - show full list
Standard Name: [a cusk eel]
Organism Type: a cusk eel
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Abyssal (2000m+)
Parent Codes: 37 228949     Porogadus spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-01-20.
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Expected species depth range is from 2560 to 2560 m.
Scientific Name Notes:Added based on Schwarzhans & Møller's (2021) revision of Porogadus, where they noted the holotype was collected in 1874 east of Cape York, Qld (12°08’S 145°10’E) in 2560 m depth.
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