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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 287149 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Scorpaenopsis vittapinna   Randall & Eschmeyer, 2002

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 287 Scorpaenidae (Scorpionfishes) - 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)
Parent Codes: 37 287940     Scorpaenopsis spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-01-21.
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Expected species depth range is from 7 to 21 m.
Taxon Notes:In Australian waters recorded from Clerke Reef, Rowley Shoals, WA (17°18′S, 119°22′E), Ashmore Reef, Timor Sea (12°08′S, 123°06′E) and Ashmore Reef, Coral Sea (10°16'S, 144°24'E) south to Lizard Island, Qld (14°36′S, 145°36′E) in 7-21m depth (Wibowo & Motomura 2021).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2021-06-24
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