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)  »  Diodontidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 469013 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Dicotylichthys punctulatus   Kaup, 1855

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC) Fishmap images

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Family: 37 469 Diodontidae (Porcupinefishes) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): Threebar Porcupinefish
Common Names List: three barred porcupine fish
Organism Type: a porcupinefish
Synonyms: Dicotylichthys myersi [in Ogilby, 1910: 18; Moreton Bay]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Coastal (0-40m)
Shelf Demersal (40-200m)
Parent Codes: 37 469904     Dicotylichthys spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
469013, 37 469011, 469011
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 [364] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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Expected species depth range is from 1 to 50 m.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
FoA 474
View at FoA
ITIS 173403
View at ITIS
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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