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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 296060 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Ratabulus fulviguttatus   Imamura & Gomon, 2010

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

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Family: 37 296 Platycephalidae (Flatheads) - show full list
Standard Name: [a flathead]
Common Names List: Orange-freckled flathead
Organism Type: a flathead
Synonyms: Ratabulus diversidens [McCulloch 1914; Gloerfelt-Tarp & Kailola, 1984:123 & fig; Sainsbury et al 1985: 114 & fig; Paxton et al 1989:470, in part; Knapp, 1999: 2410, in part; Hutchins, 2001: 28; Hoese et al 2006:944, in part]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 296914     Ratabulus spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) .
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Expected species depth range is from 58 to 248 m.
Scientific Name Notes:R. fulviguttatus is restricted to northern WA and the NT. It was previously lumped under R. diversidens (37 296011), which is now restricted to eastern Australia (Qld to n Victoria).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 5139
View at FoA
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-12
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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