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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 311210 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Verilus pacificus   (Mochizuki, 1979)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 311 Acropomatidae (Ocean Basses) - show full list
Standard Name: [a temperate bass]
Organism Type: a temperate bass
Synonyms: Neoscombrops pacificus (as 37328002) [Last et al 2014]
Acropomatid sp. A [in National Fish Collection] (CAAB)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 311917     Verilus spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
37 328002
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-09-06.
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Expected species depth range is from 314 to 773 m.
Taxon Notes:Added based on specimens collected in Coral Sea, Qld (off Townsville, 18 42 S to south of Saumarez Reef, 22 36 S) in 314-773 m. Yamanoue (2016) moved all Neoscombrops spp to the genus Verilus. This code (37 311210) was assigned to Plectranthias kelloggi (for Sih et al 2017, Table 1), but that species is now coded as 37 311179 (P. retrofasciatus) after being resolved by Gill et al 2021.

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