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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 296037 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:

Platycephalus speculator   Klunzinger, 1872

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 296 Platycephalidae (Flatheads) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Southern Bluespotted Flathead
Common Names List: southern flathead
yank flathead
southern bluespotted flathead
Organism Type: a flathead
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Parent Codes: 37 296913     Platycephalus spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
:
296037
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2012-07-30.
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Expected species depth range is from 0 to 30 m.
Common/Standard Name Notes: Previous marketing name: Southern Flathead.

Identifiers:
World Register of Marine Species urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:274664
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2022-05-08
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Images:


Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC) Fishmap images


Credit: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO.
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Photographic Index of Australian Fishes (PIAF)
Dorsal

Credit: CSIRO Australian National Fish Collection
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Photographic Index of Australian Fishes (PIAF)
Lateral

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Photographic Index of Australian Fishes (PIAF)


Credit: CSIRO Australian National Fish Collection
Licence: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike (CC BY-NC-SA)
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