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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 355038 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Upeneus margarethae   Uiblein & Heemstra, 2010

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 355 Mullidae (Goatfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a goatfish]
Organism Type: a goatfish
Synonyms: Upeneus tragula (in part) [Sainsbury et al 1985, image p241]
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.
Taxon Notes:Uiblein et al 2019 confirmed Upeneus margarethae from Bundegi Reef, Exmouth Gulf, WA (21°50.8’S, 114°15.5’E) to east of Mornington Island, Gulf of Carpentaria, Qld (16°35.7’S, 140°41.6’E) in 18-105m depth. Upeneus margarethae has previously been confused with Upeneus tragula, which is also known from Australia, but the true distribution of the latter needs to be assessed.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 2710
View at FoA
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-12
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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