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)  »  Plectrogeniidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 287953 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 287 Plectrogeniidae (Stinger Flatheads) - show full list
Standard Name: [a stinger flathead]
Organism Type: a stinger flathead
Synonyms: Plectrogenidae
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 287000     Apistidae, Neosebastidae, Plectrogeniidae, Pteroidae, Scorpaenidae, Sebastidae, Setarchidae, Synanceiidae & Tetrarogidae
Child Codes: 37 287908     Bembradium spp.
37 287934     Plectrogenium spp.
Taxon Notes:Members of Plectrogeniidae were originally placed under family Sebastidae in CAAB.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
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