CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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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 311910 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Hyporthodus ergastularius & Hyporthodus griseofasciatus  

Rank: speciesAggregate
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 311 Serranidae (Rockcods) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): BAR ROCKCODS
Common Names List: bar rock cod
Organism Type: a rockcod
Synonyms: Epinephelus ergastularius & Epinephelus septemfasciatus Epinephelus ergastularius Epinephelus septemfasciatus Hyporthodus ergastularius & Hyporthodus septemfasciatus
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Previous Codes
(if any)
Taxon Notes:This taxon represents a grouping of several CAAB species, typically for use in commercial catch recording. Genus updated from Epinephelus after Craig & Hastings 1997; Craig et al 2011, Ma & Craig, 2018 to align with current taxonomy, including the AFD online.
Common/Standard Name Notes: Previous marketing name: Rockcod.
Record source: Moore, G.I., Wakefield, C.B., DiBattista, J.D. & Newman, S.J., 2022. Hyporthodus griseofasciatus (Perciformes: Epinephelidae), a new species of deep-water grouper from the west coast of Australia., Journal of Fish Biology. doi:10.1111/jfb.15231
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