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)  »  Pleuronectiformes (order)  »  Cynoglossidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 463000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 463 Cynoglossidae (Tongue Soles) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): TONGUE SOLE
Common Names List: soles
Organism Type: a tongue sole
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Parent Codes: 37 990062     Pleuronectiformes
Child Codes: 37 463901     Cynoglossus spp.
37 463902     Paraplagusia spp.
37 463903     Symphurus spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [123] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
Common/Standard Name Notes: 'Tongue Sole' is the standard name for this group, which was only previously lumped under the more general name 'Sole' (37 990015).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-09-08
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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