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)  »  Perciformes (order)  »  Zoarcidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 231002 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Lycenchelys antarctica   Regan, 1913

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 231 Zoarcidae (Eelpouts) - show full list
Standard Name: [an eelpout]
Organism Type: an eelpout
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Abyssal (2000m+)
Parent Codes: 37 231907     Lycenchelys spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-05-31.
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Expected species depth range is from 4133 to 4197 m.
Taxon Notes:Added based on NMV specimen (identified by P. Møller) collected in 2017 from eastern Bass Strait (39 33 S, 149 33 E) in 4133-4197m depth.

FoA 5429
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Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2020-02-04
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