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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 343002 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Caristius meridionalis   Stevenson & Kenaley, 2013

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 343 Caristiidae (Manefishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a manefish]
Organism Type: a manefish
Synonyms: Platyberyx sp [Last, unpubl.] (in CAAB & CSIRO fish collection)
Caristius groenlandicus (misidentification)
Caristius macropus (misidentification)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Pelagic, Mesopelagic (200-1000m, Oceanic)
Pelagic, Bathypelagic (1000-2000m, Oceanic)
Parent Codes: 37 343901     Caristius spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
343002, 37 343502, 343502
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [17] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Expected species depth range is from 750 to 1290 m.
Taxon Notes:Described from specimens collected in the South Pacific and South Atlantic. Known in Australia from central NSW (32 deg S) westwards to the Great Australian Bight (SA), including off eastern and western Tasmania.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 2367
View at FoA
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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