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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 251011 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Melamphaes uniformis   Kotlyar, 2013

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces 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, Epipelagic (0-200m, Oceanic)
Pelagic, Mesopelagic (200-1000m, Oceanic)
Parent Codes: 37 251901     Melamphaes spp.
Taxon Notes:Described from a single specimen taken in a midwater trawl (0-500m) in the Tasman Sea, off central NSW (32°30′S, 155°27′E).
Record source and
Scientific Name
verified against
Kotlyar, A.N., 2013. Melamphaes uniformis, a new species of the family Melamphaidae from the Tasman Sea., Journal of Ichthyology, Vol. 53, 9: 775-777. . [original in Voprosy Ikhtiologii, Vol. 53, No. 6, pp. 746–748.] [775, fig. 1].
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