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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Perciformes (order)  »  Plesiopidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 316014 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Plesiops corallicola   Bleeker, 1853

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 316 Plesiopidae (Prettyfins) - show full list
Common Names List: blue-spotted longfin
Organism Type: a prettyfin
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Parent Codes: 37 316905     Plesiops spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-02-01.
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Expected species depth range is from 1 to 23 m.
Taxon Notes:Resurrected this code based on Cocos & Christmas I records (Allen & Smith-Vaniz, 1994; Allen et al 2007, respectively), within Australian EEZ (Australian mainland records are considered erroneous, see Mooi 1995: Plesiops revision).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 5143
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at FoA
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-10
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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