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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 287140 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Brachypterois curvispina   Matsunuma, Sakurai & Motomura, 2013

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 287 Pteroidae (Lionfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a scorpionfish]
Organism Type: a scorpionfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 287909     Brachypterois spp.
Taxon Notes:Known from north-east Qld between off Endeavour Reef (c. 15 49 S) southwards to the Swain Reefs (22 47 S) in depths of 32-130m. Although Naranji & Kandula (2017) recorded this species from Indian waters, Matsunuma & Motomura (2017) noted that their record was a misidentification of Brachypterois serrulifer.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 4885
View at FoA
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-10
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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