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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 311240 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Plectranthias kamii   Randall, 1980

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 yamakawai (misidentification) Hobbs et al 2014 Christmas I checklist
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
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 350 to 534 m.
Taxon Notes:Added after Aust records included in Gill et al 2021 from Christmas I (Indian Ocean), E of Murray Isles (09 53 S, 144 23 E), Magdelaine Cays (c. 16 30 S, 150 18 E), Diamond Islet (c. 17 26 S, 151 04 E), Lihou Reef (17 25 S, 151 40 E) and Lord Howe I in 350-534m.
Record source: GILL, ANTHONY C., POGONOSKI, JOHN J., MOORE, GLENN I., JOHNSON, JEFFREY W., 2021. Review of Australian species of Plectranthias Bleeker and Selenanthias Tanaka (Teleostei: Serranidae: Anthiadinae), with descriptions of four new species., Zootaxa, Vol. 4918: 1-116. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4918.1.1
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