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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 347008 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Scolopsis meridiana    Nakamura, Russell, Moore & Motomura, 2018
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes Distribution map:
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Expected distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-03-15.
Occurrence locations [1019] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 2 to 80 m.

Photographic Index of Australian Fishes (PIAF)

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Family: 37 347 Nemipteridae (Threadfin Breams) - show full list
Standard Name: Redspot Monocle Bream
Common Names List: red spot monocle bream
Standard (Commercial) Name(s): Threadfin Bream
Organism Type: a threadfin bream
Synonyms: Scolopsis taenioptera Scolopsis taeniopterus [one of these names was used in most references prior to Oct 2018 when Scolopsis meridiana was described as a new species]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 347902     Scolopsis spp.
Taxon Notes:Previously referred to as Scolopsis taenioptera, which is now known to be restricted to Southeast Asia. Scolopsis meridiana is currently known from northern Australia (Exmouth Gulf, WA to North Palm Island, Qld) and West Papua, Indonesia (Hung et al. 2017; Nakamura et al 2018). Collection data indicate capture depths of 18–86 m.
Previous Codes
(if any)

Fishes of Australia 621
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at Fishes of Australia
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2022-03-15
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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