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)  »  Syngnathiformes (order)  »  Syngnathidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 282134 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:

Hippocampus histrix   Kaup, 1856

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC) Fishmap images

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Family: 37 282 Syngnathidae (Pipefishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a pipefish]
Common Names List: Thorny seahorse
Organism Type: a pipefish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 282900     Hippocampus spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2015-05-29.
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Expected species depth range is from 10 to 40 m.
Taxon Notes:In Australia, confirmed from Ashmore Reef area (off northern WA) and Port Stephens, NSW (Harasti 2015) from specimens identified by Rudie Kuiter. Specimens collected elsewhere in Australia require confirmation.

Identifiers:
AFD urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:e013180d-8151-4ff4-a03d-3f9bb8436fbe
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 2696
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at FoA
WoRMS urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:212239
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-12-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Images:


Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC) Fishmap images


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