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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Tetraodontiformes (order)  »  Monacanthidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 465902 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Meuschenia spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 465 Monacanthidae (Leatherjackets) - show full list
Standard Name: reef leatherjacket
Common Names List:
Standard (Commercial) Name(s): Reef Leatherjacket
Organism Type: a leatherjacket
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Child Codes: 37 465008     Meuschenia australis
37 465035     Meuschenia flavolineata
37 465036     Meuschenia freycineti
37 465040     Meuschenia galii
37 465004     Meuschenia hippocrepis
37 465005     Meuschenia scaber
37 465059     Meuschenia trachylepis
37 465060     Meuschenia venusta
Previous Codes
(if any)
Taxon Notes:This taxon represents a grouping of several CAAB species, typically for use in commercial catch recording.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2020-10-29
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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