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)  »  Serranidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 311208 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Epinephelus faveatus   (Valenciennes, 1828)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 311 Serranidae (Rockcods) - show full list
Standard Name: [a temperate bass]
Organism Type: a temperate bass
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 311911     Epinephelus spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-04-13.
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Expected species depth range is from 1 to 125 m.
Taxon Notes:Confirmed from Cocos-Keeling Islands by Allen & Smith Vaniz, 1994 and subsequently Hobbs et al 2014. From AFD, accessed 28 July 2014: 'The species is very similar to Epinephelus macrospilos and records of both species need confirmation. This species was recorded from Scott Reef, Western Australia (Hutchins 2001), but the record needs confirmation and is not listed from Australia by Heemstra & Randall (1999)."
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