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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 467074 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Canthigaster axiologus   Whitley, 1931

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 467 Tetraodontidae (Toadfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a toby]
Organism Type: a toby
Synonyms: Canthigaster coronata [in part, eastern Australia]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 467902     Canthigaster spp.
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2022-02-17.
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Expected species depth range is from 10 to 50 m.
Taxon Notes:Originally coded as 37467013, but that species is now confirmed as C. cyanospilota after WA material of 'C. coronata' was reidentified. C. axiologus is confirmed from eastern Australia from the Great Barrier Reef, Qld (c. 23 30 S) south to Montague Island (c. 36 15 S), NSW from 10-50m depth.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2022-08-08
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