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 341016 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Nuchequula gerreoides   (Bleeker, 1851)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

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Family: 37 341 Leiognathidae (Ponyfishes) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Ornate Ponyfish
Common Names List: ornate ponyfish
Organism Type: a ponyfish
Synonyms: Leiognathus decorus De Vis, 1884 [in McCulloch & Whitley, 1925; Gloerfelt-Tarp & Kailola, 1984: 169; Sainsbury et al 1985: 188; Jones, 1985: 578]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Parent Codes: 37 341905     Nuchequula 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 [278] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 3 to 30 m.
Scientific Name Notes:In a revision of the genus Nuchequula, Kimura et al 2008 noted that Leiognathus decorus (De Vis, 1884) is a junior synonym of Nuchequula gerreoides (Bleeker, 1851). All records to Leiognathus decorus in the Australian literature are probably Nuchequula gerreoides.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2021-01-21
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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