CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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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 353750 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Pterogymnus laniarius   (Valenciennes, 1830)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 353 Sparidae (Breams) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Red Bream
Organism Type: a bream
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Special purpose listing - see taxon notes
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 353909     Pterogymnus spp.
Taxon Notes:Added at request of Alan Snow, Fish Names Committee May 2020. This species is imported from South Africa and possibly other African nations (e.g. Namibia) for sale in Australia. It does not occur in Australian waters. Red Bream was approved as the Standard Name at FNC 37 meeting, 22.2.2020.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2021-09-22
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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