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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 282146 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Urocampus paucianulus   Araki & Motomura, 2022

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Organism Type: a pipefish
Synonyms: Urocampus carinirostris clade B: Chenoweth et al. 2002: 541 (eastern Australia from Gladstone Harbour to Bells Creek)
Urocampus carinirostris (Urocampus coelorhynchus): Kuiter 2009: 283, fig. K (Moreton Bay, Queensland)
Urocampus coelorhynchus (not of Günther): Kuiter and Debelius 2006: 173, unnumbered fig. Queensland)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Estuarine
Coastal (0-40m)
Parent Codes: 37 282940     Urocampus spp.
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-05-30.
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Expected species depth range is from 0 to 3 m.
Taxon Notes:Araki & Motomura (2022) described Urocampus paucianulus from specimens collected off eastern Australia and Papua New Guinea (Trobriand Islands). In Australia it is recorded from Flynn Reef, off Cairns (16°40′49″S, 146°18′49″E), Queensland southwards to Pittwater (33°38′S, 151°18′E), New South Wales.
Record source: Araki, M. A., Motomura, H., 2022. Review of the Indo‑West Pacific pipefish genus Urocampus (Syngnathidae), with descriptions of two new species, Ichthyological Research. doi:10.1007/s10228-022-00872-3
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