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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Perciformes (order)  »  Labridae: Labrinae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 384013 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Choerodon albofasciatus   Gomon, 2017

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 384 Labridae: Labrinae (Wrasses) - show full list
Standard Name: purple line tuskfish
Organism Type: a wrasse
Synonyms: Choerodon sp. [Gomon, pers comm]
Pealopesia gymnogenys Pealopesia "japonicus" [all previous CAAB names]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 384902     Choerodon 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 2022-11-16.
Occurrence locations [2] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 87 to 120 m.
Taxon Notes:Known from Japan, Taiwan and NW Australia (off Shark Bay, 25 54 S northwards to Bonaparte Archipelago region 12 51 S, 125 47 E) in 87-120m depth (Gomon, 2017). Choerodon albifasciatus is a replacement name for Choerodonoides japonicus Kamohara, 1958 (a junior homonym of Labrus japonicus Valenciennes, in Cuvier and Valenciennes, 1839).

FoA 5480
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Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-06-20
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