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)  »  Tetraodontiformes (order)  »  Aracanidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 466015 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Anoplocapros amygdaloides   Fraser-Brunner, 1941

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC) Fishmap images

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Family: 37 466 Aracanidae (Temperate Boxfishes, Cowfishes) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Western Smooth Boxfish
Common Names List: western smooth boxfish
Organism Type: a boxfish
Synonyms: Anoplocapros robustus
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 466902     Anoplocapros spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
466015, 37 466016, 466016
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2008-11-19.
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Expected species depth range is from 2 to 100 m.
Taxon Notes:Includes taxon formerly identified as Anoplocapros robustus (37 466016)

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 2472
View at FoA
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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