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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 439003 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:
Ruvettus pretiosus    Cocco, 1829
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes Distribution map:
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Expected distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2008-11-19.
Occurrence locations [34] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 200 to 550 m.
Family: 37 439 Gempylidae (Gemfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: Oilfish
Common Names List: escolar
oilfish
Standard (Commercial) Name(s): Oilfish
Organism Type: a gemfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Pelagic, Mesopelagic (200-1000m, Oceanic)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 439912     Ruvettus spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
:
439003, 37 439503, 439503

Identifiers:
Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:bafc5a30-0f60-4dc7-aa18-ed0189fc12c9
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Fishes of Australia 2535
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at Fishes of Australia
World Register of Marine Species urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:126867
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2022-05-29
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Images:


Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC) Fishmap images


Credit: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO.
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Photographic Index of Australian Fishes (PIAF)


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Photographic Index of Australian Fishes (PIAF)


Credit: CSIRO Australian National Fish Collection
Licence: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike (CC BY-NC-SA)
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