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 228134 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Barathrites iris   Zugmayer, 1911

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 228 Ophidiidae (Cusk Eels) - show full list
Standard Name: [a cuskeel]
Organism Type: a cuskeel
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Abyssal (2000m+)
Parent Codes: 37 228969     Barathrites spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-08-22.
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Expected species depth range is from 4091 to 4470 m.
Taxon Notes:Added based on WAM specimens collected by RV Falkor in March 2020 from the Ningaloo Canyons (c. 21 49 S, 112 30 E), WA in 4091-4470m depth.
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