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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 355008 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Upeneus guttatus   (Day, 1868)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 355 Mullidae (Goatfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: orange-barred goatfish
Organism Type: a goatfish
Synonyms: Upeneus sp. [in Sainsbury et al, 1985]
Upeneus sp. 1 [Gloerfelt-Tarp & Kailola, 1984]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 355903     Upeneus spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [1444] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Expected species depth range is from 18 to 165 m.
Taxon Notes:Updated from Upeneus sp 1 based on Uiblein & Gledhill 2014. This species is confirmed from east of Monte Bello Islands, WA (20°30'S, 116°01'E) to east of Townsville, Qld (19°10'S, 147°46'E) in 25-84m depth (Uiblein et al 2017, Uiblein et al 2020, CSIRO collection records).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 4943
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at FoA
Checked on: 2020-10-30
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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