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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 322002 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Banjos aculeatus   Matsunuma & Motomura, 2017

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 322 Banjosidae (Banjofishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a banjofish]
Organism Type: a banjofish
Synonyms: Banjos banjos [in Qld and NSW]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 322901     Banjos spp.
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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 60 to 294 m.
Taxon Notes:Added after description by Matsunuma & Motomura (2017); known from Townsville, Qld south to Newcastle, NSW in depths of 60-294m.
Record source: Matsunuma, Mizuki, Motomura, Hiroyuki, 2017. Review of the genus Banjos (Perciformes: Banjosidae) with descriptions of two new species and a new subspecies, Ichthyological Research, Vol. 64: 265-294. doi:10.1007/s10228-016-0569-9
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