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)  »  Lampriformes (order)  »  Regalecidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 272004 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Regalecus russellii   (Cuvier, 1816)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 272 Regalecidae (Oarfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [an oarfish]
Organism Type: an oarfish
Synonyms: Regalecus glesne [in CSIRO fish collection]
Regalecus russelii (original spelling, but likely incorrect).
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Pelagic, Mesopelagic (200-1000m, Oceanic)
Parent Codes: 37 272902     Regalecus spp.
Taxon Notes:Added based on a CSIRO specimen trawled off Port Hedland (17 56 S, 118 14 E, 625m depth) identified by Tyson Roberts (see Roberts 2012, Regalecus review).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: unaccepted    Checked on: 2016-05-12
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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