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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 353012 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Acanthopagrus morrisoni   Iwatsuki, 2013

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC) Fishmap images

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Family: 37 353 Sparidae (Breams) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Western Yellowfin Bream
Common Names List: western yellow fin bream
Organism Type: a bream
Synonyms: Acanthopagrus latus [in most references prior to 2013]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Estuarine
Coastal (0-40m)
Parent Codes: 37 353904     Acanthopagrus spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2008-11-19.
Occurrence locations [1] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 0 to 50 m.
Taxon Notes:Iwatsuki (2013) described Acanthopagrus morrisoni from north-western Australia (Shark Bay region northwards to at least Broome in WA, and eastwards to at least Darwin, NT). In Australia it was formerly known as Acanthopagrus latus (Houttuyn, 1782), which is now restricted to the East Asian Shelf (Japan, Korea, Taiwan, China and Vietnam).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 675
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Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2022-01-18
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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