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 341026 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Photolateralis stercorarius   (Evermann & Seale, 1907)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 341 Leiognathidae (Ponyfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a ponyfish]
Organism Type: a ponyfish
Synonyms: Equulites stercorarius [CAAB]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Parent Codes: 37 341910     Photolateralis spp.
Taxon Notes:Added based on CSIRO specimen from Torres Strait (c. 10 10 S, 141 58 E, 11m depth), identified by Hiro Motomura and confirmed by Seishi Kimura (June 2014).
Scientific Name Notes:Genus updated based on classification of Sparks & Chakrabarty (2015)

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-10
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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