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)  »  Gadiformes (order)  »  Macrouridae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 232129 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Coelorinchus obscuratus   McMillan & Iwamoto, 2009

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 232 Macrouridae (Whiptails) - show full list
Standard Name: [a whiptail]
Organism Type: a whiptail
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 232900     Coelorinchus spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-05-06.
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Expected species depth range is from 1013 to 1460 m.
Taxon Notes:McMillan & Iwamoto (2009) recorded this species from the Norfolk Ridge (just outside the boundary line of the Australian EEZ, 32º36'S, 167º51 E). The species has been added based on the likelihood of its occurrence in Australian waters. Known from 1000-1460 m depth,
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