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)  »  Ostraciidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 466024 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:

Acanthostracion bucephalus   Whitley, 1965

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 466 Ostraciidae (Boxfishes, Cowfishes, Turretfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: Bighead Boxfish
Organism Type: a boxfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Parent Codes: 37 466901     Acanthostracion spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2009-01-06.
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Expected species depth range is from 0 to 200 m.

Identifiers:
Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:c82f1936-a249-401d-be5c-ed717f578865
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Fishes of Australia 2471
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at Fishes of Australia
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