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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 405754 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Neodraco skottsbergi   (Lönnberg, 1905)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 405 Artedidraconidae (Barbled Plunderfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a barbled plunderfish]
Organism Type: a barbled plunderfish
Synonyms: Artedidraco skottsbergi [in most references prior to 2022]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 405908     Neodraco spp.
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-11-16.
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Expected species depth range is from 5 to 666 m.
Taxon Notes:Throughout Australian Antarctic Territory; Southern Ocean, circum-Antarctic; depth range: 5 - 666 m [Source - AFD, May 2016]. New genus erected by Parker & Near 2022 (previously in Artedidraco).
Scientific Name
verified against
Parker, E. & Near, T.J., 2022. Phylogeny Reconciles Classification in Antarctic Plunderfishes, Ichthyology & Herpetology, Vol. 4: 662-674. doi:10.1643/i2021126
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