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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 311233 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Plectranthias cruentus   Gill & Roberts, 2020

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 311 Serranidae (Rockcods) - show full list
Standard Name: [a perchlet]
Organism Type: a perchlet
Synonyms: Plectranthias sp C. [Williams et al 2006:29, colour photo of holotype; Clark & Roberts, 2008: 51, fig. 18, colour photo of holotype]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 311939     Plectranthias spp.
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-01-12.
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Expected species depth range is from 77 to 89 m.
Taxon Notes:Described from type specimens collected off Ball's Pyramid (31°49.11’S, 159°20.74’E to 31°49.44’S, 159°20.39’E) in 86-89m and Lord Howe Island, Tasman Sea and a non-type specimen collected in 77m depth off Moreton Bay (27°27.37’S, 153°39’E), Qld (Gill & Roberts 2020).
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Plectranthias cruentus, a new species of anthiadine perchlet (Teleostei: Serranidae) from the Lord Howe Rise, Tasman Sea

, Zootaxa, Vol. 4750: 560-566. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4750.4.6
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