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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Scorpaeniformes (order)  »  Synanceiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 287145 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Minous trachycephalus   (Bleeker, 1855)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 287 Synanceiidae (Stonefishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a scorpionfish]
Organism Type: a scorpionfish
Synonyms: Minous cf quincarinatus [in CAAB]
Minous cf pusillus [in CAAB]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 287924     Minous spp.
Taxon Notes:In a revision of Minous, Matsunuma & Motomura (2018) separated what was originally referred to as Minous trachycephalus into 3 species: the true Minous trachycephalus (coded here and known from Red Sea east to Vanuatu, incl. northern Australia in 9-112m), Minous roseus (coded as 37287024 and known from NW Australia, Indonesia & Maldives in 18-165m) and Minous groenveldi (currently only confirmed from Indonesia).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 5495
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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