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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 470002 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:

Mola mola   (Linnaeus, 1758)

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes

Australian National Fish Collection (ANFC) Fishmap images

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Family: 37 470 Molidae (Ocean Sunfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: Ocean Sunfish
Common Names List: ocean sunfish
Organism Type: an ocean sunfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Pelagic, Shelf (0-200m)
Pelagic, Epipelagic (0-200m, Oceanic)
Parent Codes: 37 470902     Mola spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
:
470002
Distribution map:
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Modelled distribution shown as blue polygon (source: Australian National Fish Expert Distributions) Updated on 2012-07-23.
Occurrence locations [3] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Get expert distribution shapefile
Expected species depth range is from 30 to 70 m.

Identifiers:
Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:14bcf4b6-aab8-4bfd-8d05-2cdc11adf6fb
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Fishes of Australia 785
Checked on: 2020-10-20
View at Fishes of Australia
World Register of Marine Species urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:127405
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-01-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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