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)  »  Sebastidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 287753 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Sebastes entomelas   (Jordan & Gilbert, 1880)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 287 Sebastidae (Ocean Perches) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Widow Rockfish
Common Names List: widow rockfish
Organism Type: a scorpionfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Special purpose listing - see taxon notes
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 37 287955     Sebastes spp.
Taxon Notes:This taxon does not occur in the wild in Australian waters (restricted to North-East Pacific), but is entered in CAAB as commercially obtainable in Australia in imported form. Added after successful application (338) to FRDC Fish Names Committee (Alan Snow, pers, comm. October 2020).
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