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)  »  Leiognathidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 341003 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Equulites laterofenestra   (Sparks & Chakrabarty, 2007)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 341 Leiognathidae (Ponyfishes) - show full list
Common Names List: vermiculated ponyfish
slender ponyfish
Organism Type: a ponyfish
Synonyms: Leiognathus sp [in CAAB; Sainsbury et al, 1984; Larson et al 2013]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 341903     Equulites spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [1124] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Expected species depth range is from 0 to 200 m.
Taxon Notes:Confirmed from Darwin, NT by Suzuki & Kimura 2017, but also recorded from the North West Shelf, WA eastwards to the Gulf of Carpentaria by Sainsbury et al 1984 (as Leiognathus sp). A shelf species, but depth range and distribution in Australian needs clarification.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2022-03-29
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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