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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 441030 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Scomberomorus multiradiatus   Munro, 1964

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 441 Scombridae (Mackerels) - show full list
Standard Name: [a mackerel]
Organism Type: a mackerel
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Pelagic, Shelf (0-200m)
Pelagic, Epipelagic (0-200m, Oceanic)
Parent Codes: 37 441924     Scomberomorus spp.
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-03-29.
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Expected species depth range is from 2 to 38 m.
Taxon Notes:Added based on NTM specimens collected from west of Lesueur Island, Kimberley Coast, WA (13 45 S, 127 07 E) to north of Jones Shoal, Arafura Sea, NT (10 58 S, 132 16 E) in 2-38m depth. Name included in Larson et al 2013 NT checklist and ID's confirmed by J Pogonoski, March 2022.
Record source and
Scientific Name
verified against
LARSON, HELEN K., WILLIAMS, REX S., HAMMER, MICHAEL P., 2013. An annotated checklist of the fishes of the Northern Territory, Australia, Zootaxa, Vol. 3696: 1. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3696.1.1
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