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 228132 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Bassozetus squamosus   Tomiyama, Takami & Fukui, 2021

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 228 Ophidiidae (Cusk Eels) - show full list
Standard Name: [an assfish]
Organism Type: an assfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Abyssal (2000m+)
Parent Codes: 37 228907     Bassozetus spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-07-26.
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Expected species depth range is from 2800 to 2852 m.
Taxon Notes:Added based on CSIRO specimen from Great Australian Bight (35 49 S, 134 06 E) collected in 2800-2852m. Identified by S. Tomiyama & J Pogonoski.
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