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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Stephanoberyciformes (order)  »  Melamphaidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 251009 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:

Poromitra macrophthalma   (Gilchrist, 1903)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC) Fishmap images

Image by: J.D.F. Gilchrist, 1903 - Descriptions of new South African fishes
Licence: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike
Rights: J.D.F. Gilchrist, 1903 - Descriptions of new South African fishes
Family: 37 251 Melamphaidae (Bigscales) - show full list
Standard Name: [a bigscale]
Organism Type: a bigscale
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Pelagic, Mesopelagic (200-1000m, Oceanic)
Pelagic, Bathypelagic (1000-2000m, Oceanic)
Parent Codes: 37 251902     Poromitra spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-11-02.
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Expected species depth range is from 0 to 1500 m.
Scientific Name Notes:The first Australian record of this species was documented by Kotlyar (2010: Poromitra revision, part 6), from off NSW, between Newcastle and Lord Howe Island.

Identifiers:
Fishes of Australia 5032
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at Fishes of Australia
World Register of Marine Species urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:712529
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-12
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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