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)  »  Tetrarogidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 287059 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Ocosia zaspilota   Poss & Eschmeyer, 1975

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

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Family: 37 287 Tetrarogidae (Fortescues) - show full list
Standard Name: [a fortesque]
Organism Type: a fortesque
Synonyms: Ocosia cf zaspilota [in CAAB]
Ocosia sp. 1 [of P. Last]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 287929     Ocosia spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
287059, 37 287508, 287508
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-01-19.
Occurrence locations [7] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 178 to 269 m.
Taxon Notes:Originally described from the Philippines. In Australian waters, confirmed from NW of Cape Leveque (14 58 S, 121 40 E) to north of Monte Bello Islands (19 48 S, 15 18 E) in 174-269 m.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2022-04-01
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