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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report
|CAAB Code:||37 326008|
|Heteropriacanthus carolinus (Cuvier, 1829)|
|CAAB category:||37 - Pisces Fishes||
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Expected distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2009-01-06.
Occurrence locations  shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records Get expert distribution shapefile
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|Family:||37 326 Priacanthidae (Bigeyes) - show full list|
|Standard Name:||Blotched Bigeye|
|Common Names List:||yellow spot bigeye|
|Organism Type:||a bigeye|
Heteropriacanthus cruentatus (Lacépède, 1801) [in most references prior to 2017]|
Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
|Taxon Notes:||Fernandez-Silva & Ho (2017) resurrected the name H. carolinus for this species that was previously referred to as Heteropriacanthus cruentatus. The former is widespread in the Indo-Pacific and the latter is restricted to the Atlantic and possibly SW Indian Ocean.|
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