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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 327117 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Siphamia majimai   Matsubara & Iwai, 1958

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 327 Apogonidae (Cardinalfishes) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Striped Siphonfish
Common Names List: striped siphonfish
Organism Type: a cardinalfish
Synonyms: Siphamia zaribae Whitley 1959 [in most references prior to 2012]
Siphamia majimae [incorrect spelling]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 327921     Siphamia 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 2014-08-12.
Occurrence locations [39] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 1 to 18 m.
Taxon Notes:In a review of Siphamia, Gon & Allen (2012) demonstrated that S. zaribae Whitley 1959 is a synonym of S. majimai Matsubara & Iwai, 1958. The species occurs from northern Australia to Japan.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 3686
View at FoA
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-02-10
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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