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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 296024     Taxa superceded by 37 296054 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Rogadius asper   (Cuvier, 1829)

Rank: Species
Attention: Non-current taxon. This record represents an old code which has been superseded by a new active CAAB code. See taxon notes for more details (if available).
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC) Fishmap images

Image by: G. Cuvier & A. Valenciennes, 1829 - Histoire naturelle des poissons
Licence: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike
Rights: G. Cuvier & A. Valenciennes, 1829 - Histoire naturelle des poissons
Family: 37 296 Platycephalidae (Flatheads) - show full list
Standard Name: Thorny Flathead
Common Names List: Olive-tail Flathead
olive-tailed flathead
Standard (Commercial) Name(s): Flathead
Organism Type: a flathead
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 296915     Rogadius spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2008-11-19.
Occurrence locations [109] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 15 to 95 m.
Taxon Notes:Imamura (2018) examined specimens identified as Rogadius asper in Australian fish collections. Most were re-identified by Imamura as Rogadius pristiger (coded as 37296054), but some were also mis-identifications of Rogadius tuberculatus (coded as 37296030) and Thysanophrys celebica (coded as 37296044). The true Rogadius asper is known from southern Japan to Nha Trang, Vietnam including South Korea, East China Sea and Taiwan. The CAAB voucher specimen for 'Rogadius asper (CSIRO CA 4022) was reidentified as Rogadius pristiger by P Last in 2005.

World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
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