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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 351033 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Lethrinus reticulatus   Valenciennes, 1830

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 351 Lethrinidae (Emperors) - show full list
Standard Name: [an emperor]
Organism Type: an emperor
Synonyms: Lethrinus lentjan [misidentification in Gloerfelt-Tarp & Kailola 1984: 203 [Trawled Fishes of Southern Indonesia and Northwest Australia. Jakarta: 203]. the true Lethrinus lentjan also occurs in northern Australia.
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Parent Codes: 37 351902     Lethrinus spp.
Taxon Notes:Added based on image in Andrewartha & Tuma 2007, p147 (Fil-O-Fish Australia, Recreational & Commercial Fish Handbook). Distribution in Australia not well documented but apparently in WA, NT & Qld (Australian Faunal Directory online, accessed 10.7.2020). Occurs in 5-30m (Allen & Erdmann 2012).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2021-01-21
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