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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 311241 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Plectranthias sp. 1  

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. A.—Williams et al. 2006: appendix 8: 29 (colour photo).
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 2022-01-13.
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Expected species depth range is from 298 to 307 m.
Taxon Notes:Added based on an AMS specimen collected in 298–307 m from a large seamount north of Middleton Reef (29°13.09′S, 158°59.85′E, 298–307 m) on the Lord Howe Rise (see Gill et al 2021). The species also occurs on the Norfolk and Kermadec Ridges (Williams et al. 2006; C.D. Roberts, pers. comm.), and will be formally described by C.D. Roberts and A.C. Gill, based on specimens from the Kermadec Islands.
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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