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)  »  Scorpaeniformes (order)  »  Neosebastidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 287009 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Neosebastes occidentalis    Motomura, 2004
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes Distribution map:
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Expected distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2008-11-19.
Occurrence locations [57] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 100 to 250 m.

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Family: 37 287 Neosebastidae (Gurnard Perches) - show full list
Standard Name: Orangebanded Gurnard Perch
Common Names List: orange scorpion fish
Organism Type: a gurnard perch
Synonyms: Neosebastes entaxis Neosebastes cf entaxis (WA form)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 287927     Neosebastes spp.
Taxon Notes:This species is one of the western forms of what has been called N. entaxis in Australia. Prior to November, 2003, three species were mixed under this one code (ie, 37 287009).
Scientific Name Notes:The name Neosebastes entaxis has been applied to three species in Australian waters, one eastern and the other two western. The true N. entaxis does not occur in Australian waters (Motomura, 2004).
Previous Codes
(if any)

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Fishes of Australia 3645
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at Fishes of Australia
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2021-01-21
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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