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)  »  Percophidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 393001 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Bembrops philippinus   Fowler, 1939

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

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Family: 37 393 Percophidae (Duckbills) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Philippine Duckbill
Organism Type: a duckbill
Synonyms: Bembrops aethalea Bembrops platyrhynchus
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 393902     Bembrops spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
393001, 37 296015, 296015
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2008-11-19.
Occurrence locations [15] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 396 to 420 m.
Scientific Name Notes:The voucher specimen for this code was called B. aethalea in Sainsbury et al (1985). Das & Nelson (1996) placed B. aethalea in the synonymy of B. platyrhynchus. Then Thompson & Suttkus (2002) resurrected the name B. philippinus from the synonymy of B. platyrhynchus based on this voucher specimen and other material.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 514
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Name status: unaccepted    Checked on: 2016-05-10
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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