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)  »  Pteroidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 287040 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:

Pterois volitans   (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC) Fishmap images

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Family: 37 287 Pteroidae (Lionfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: Common Lionfish
Common Names List: red firefish
Standard (Commercial) Name(s): Coral Perch
Organism Type: a lionfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 287936     Pterois spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
:
287040
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 [327] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 1 to 128 m.

Identifiers:
Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:e4536f18-3d0c-4e23-a683-5be86b13f641
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Fishes of Australia 2113
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at Fishes of Australia
World Register of Marine Species urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159559
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2022-08-09
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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