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)  »  Peristediidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 288022 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Peristedion cf liorhynchus   (G√ľnther, 1872)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

Photographic Index of Australian Fishes (PIAF)

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Family: 37 288 Peristediidae (Armour Gurnards) - show full list
Standard Name: Slender Armour Gurnard
Common Names List: armoured gurnard
slender armoured-gurnard
Organism Type: an armoured gurnard
Synonyms: Peristedion picturatum [mis-identification]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 288910     Peristedion spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
288022, 37 288041
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [39] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Expected species depth range is from 119 to 548 m.
Taxon Notes:For a while, up to 8/4/03, this code included the (former) code 37 288004 (P. picturatum, listed as a separate species). However, 37 288004 has now been resurrected. The voucher for this code represents a tropical Australian species.
Scientific Name Notes:This code was formerly (incorrectly) listed as Peristedion picturatum in CSIRO's Trawl Fishes Guide (May & Maxwell, 1986).

FoA 3756
View at FoA
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-06-21
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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