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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 311245 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Selenanthias barroi   (Fourmanoir, 1982)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 311 Serranidae (Rockcods) - show full list
Standard Name: [a fairy basslet]
Organism Type: a fairy basslet
Synonyms: ?Selenanthias sp.—Sih et al. 2017: table 1 (central Great Barrier Reef).
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 311947     Selenanthias 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 143 to 306 m.
Taxon Notes:Added based on records noted by Gill et al 2021 from west of Lihou Reefs, Coral Sea (17°41′S, 150°06′E) in 306 m. It is likely that Sih et al.’s (2017) record of Selenanthias sp. from the central Great Barrier Reef off Townsville (ca 18°S to 19°S in 143–179 m) is also referable to this species (Gill et al 2021).
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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