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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 288040 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Heminodus philippinus   Smith, 1917

Rank: species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 288 Peristediidae (Armour Gurnards) - show full list
Standard Name: [an armoured gurnard]
Organism Type: an armoured gurnard
Synonyms: Heminodus sp. A [in Williams et al, 1996]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 288907     Heminodus spp.
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [3] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Expected species depth range is from 311 to 570 m.
Taxon Notes:Updated from Heminodus sp A [Williams et al 1996] after re-identification of voucher specimen and other material. In Australia, confirmed from SW of Point Cloates (22 58 S, 113 14 E) southwards to west of Gantheaume Bay (27 49 S, 113 01 E), WA and Cocos Island region, Indian Ocean in 297-508m depth.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2024-06-19
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