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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 390022 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Parapercis sp. 11   [of Johnson]

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 390 Pinguipedidae (Grubfishes) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Somali Grubfish
Organism Type: a grubfish
Synonyms: Parapercis somaliensis Schultz, 1968 [Hoese et al 2006].
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 390901     Parapercis spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
Scientific Name Notes:This species is currently known from a single specimen from the Timor Sea. The southern Indonesian specimen figured in Gloerfelt-Tarp & Kailola (1984) as P. somaliensis was described as a new species (P. compressa) by Randall (2008). Parapercis somaliensis Schultz, 1968 is restricted to the NW Indian Ocean and Red Sea.

Name status: miscellaneousLiterature    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-03-01
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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