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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Syngnathiformes (order)  »  Centriscidae: Macroramphosinae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 279000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Centriscidae: Macroramphosinae  

Rank: Family
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 279 Centriscidae: Macroramphosinae (Bellowsfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: bellowsfishes
Common Names List: snipefishes
Organism Type: a bellowsfish
Synonyms: Macroramphosidae
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Parent Codes: 37 990046     Gasterosteiformes
Child Codes: 37 279901     Centriscops spp.
37 279902     Macroramphosus spp.
37 279903     Notopogon spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [19] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Taxon Notes:Previously an independent family (Macroramphosidae), now regarded as a subfamily of Centriscidae. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

AFD NZOR-6-102634
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2022-08-23
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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