CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Perciformes (order)  »  Acropomatidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 311167 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Acropoma leobergi    Prokofiev, 2018
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes Distribution map:
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Expected distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2008-11-19.
Occurrence locations [248] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 97 to 114 m.

Photographic Index of Australian Fishes (PIAF)

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Family: 37 311 Acropomatidae (Ocean Basses) - show full list
Standard Name: Japanese Seabass
Common Names List: Japanese bass
Organism Type: a temperate bass
Synonyms: Acropoma japonicum or Acropoma japonica [in most Australian references prior to 2018]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 311913     Acropoma spp.
Taxon Notes:Updated from Acropoma japonicum after Okamoto et al 2019 rediagnosed the species and examined Australian material. Occurs from Taiwan, Philippines and NW Australia (Arafura Sea 09 12 S, 133 29 E south to 26 37 S, 112 44 E) at 100-253m depth. Acropoma japonicum is known from the western Pacific Ocean (southern Japan, Taiwan, and Vietnam), but not Australia.
Previous Codes
(if any)
311167, 37 328001, 328001

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-10
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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