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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report
Animalia (kingdom) » Chordata (phylum) » Actinopterygii (class) » Perciformes (order) » Serranidae (family)
|CAAB Code:||37 311010|
Epinephelus rankini Whitley, 1945
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-11-01.
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|Taxon Notes:||Cao et al 2022 resurrected E. rankini from the synonym of E. multinotatus. Epinephelus rankini is known from off the Perth region in WA north-east to the Arafura Sea, NT (c. 128º54'E) and Indonesia in at least 15-100m depth, whereas E. multinotatus is restricted to the Western Indian Ocean.|
|Common/Standard Name Notes:||Previous marketing names: Whitespotted Rockcod, Rockcod.|
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