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)  »  Mullidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 355042 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Mulloidichthys pfluegeri   (Steindachner, 1900)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 355 Mullidae (Goatfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a goatfish]
Organism Type: a goatfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 355901     Mulloidichthys spp.
Taxon Notes:Recorded by Sih et al 2017 from the outer shelf-break of the Great Barrier Reef, Qld ('Unnamed Reef', Myrmidon Reef and Viper Reef between about 17 30 S and 20 S) in 54-103m. Although CAAB code 37355040 had been 'quarantined' for this species before submission of the publication, that code in the interim was assigned to Upeneus spottocaudalis, so a new code (37355042) is erected here for Mulloidichthys pfluegeri.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2020-02-04
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