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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 405005 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Harpagifer andriashevi   Prirodina, 2000

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 405 Harpagiferidae (Spiny Plunderfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a plunderfish]
Organism Type: a plunderfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 405905     Harpagifer spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-08-24.
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Expected species depth range is from 80 to 320 m.
Taxon Notes:Collected from near Macquarie Island in 80-320m depth. Position in description (54°53'S, 148°47'E) is well west of Macquarie Island and longitude may be in error (54°53'S, 158°47'E makes more sense for this shelf species).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 5357
View at FoA
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-03-09
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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