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)  »  Gobiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 428372 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Gobiodon fuscoruber   Herler, Bogorodski & Suzuki, 2013

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

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Family: 37 428 Gobiidae (Gobies) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Plain Coralgoby
Common Names List: Plain Coral Goby
Organism Type: a goby
Synonyms: Gobiodon unicolor (Castelnau, 1873) [in most references prior to 2013]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Parent Codes: 37 428938     Gobiodon spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2008-11-19.
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Expected species depth range is from 0 to 40 m.
Taxon Notes:Until the description of Gobiodon fuscoruber in 2013, this species was previously misidentified as G. unicolor. The true G. unicolor is a synonym of G. histrio, which is also known from northern Australia (Herler et al 2013; Australian Faunal Directory online, accessed 19 July 2017).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 3049
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at FoA
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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