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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 350028 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Plectorhinchus caeruleonothus   Johnson & Wilmer, 2015

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 350 Haemulidae (Grunter Breams) - show full list
Standard Name: [a grunter bream]
Organism Type: a grunter bream
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Parent Codes: 37 350903     Plectorhinchus spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-08-03.
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Expected species depth range is from 1 to 30 m.
Scientific Name Notes:Known from western and far northern Australia, between the Monte Bello Islands, WA and Torres Strait, Qld from the intertidal zone to 30m depth. Also confirmed outside this range by photographs taken at Ningaloo Reef and Exmouth Gulf, WA and at Claremont Isles and Lizard Island, Qld (Johnson & Wilmer 2015).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 462
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at FoA
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2018-10-01
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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