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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

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

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Family: 37 287 Neosebastidae (Gurnard Perches) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): 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.
Previous Codes
(if any)
Distribution map:
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Modelled 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.
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).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 3645
View at FoA
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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