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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 466013 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:

Ostracion cubicus   Linnaeus, 1758

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC) Fishmap images

Image by: BIO Photography Group, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario
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Family: 37 466 Ostraciidae (Boxfishes, Cowfishes, Turretfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: Yellow Boxfish
Common Names List: yellow boxfish
Organism Type: a boxfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 466908     Ostracion spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
:
466013
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2008-11-19.
Occurrence locations [35] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 0 to 50 m.
Taxon Notes:This species was incorrectly coded at 37 466010 in Sainsbury et al (1985). The voucher listed for 37 466010 in that publication has been transferred to this code (37 466013).

Identifiers:
Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:f66d9590-782c-40f6-80d5-dfb2733e39da
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Fishes of Australia 2474
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at Fishes of Australia
World Register of Marine Species urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:403640
Name status: unaccepted    Checked on: 2022-08-09
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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