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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 439005 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Paradiplospinus gracilis   (Brauer, 1906)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

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Family: 37 439 Gempylidae (Gemfishes) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Slender Escolar
Organism Type: a gemfish
Synonyms: Paradiplospinus antarcticus
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Pelagic, Mesopelagic (200-1000m, Oceanic)
Slope Demersal (200-2000m)
Parent Codes: 37 439908     Paradiplospinus spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2009-01-06.
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Expected species depth range is from 504 to 2000 m.
Taxon Notes:13 Oct 2003: Work is required to determine whether one or two species of Paradiplospinus occur in Australia's EEZ, and what the correct name/s is/are. P. antarcticus may be the correct name of the species coded here.

FoA 712
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Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2022-05-08
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