Taxon Report

CAAB Taxon Code: 37 229000
Scientific Name: Carapidae - undifferentiated

CAAB category: 37 - Pisces - Fishes
Family: 37 229 Carapidae (Pearlfishes)    show full list

Standard Name: pearlfishes
Suggested Indexable Form: pearlfishes
Common Names List:
Organism Type: a pearlfish

Other names used in Australia:

Taxon Notes: This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
Scientific Name Notes:
Common/Standard Name Notes:

Parent Codes (if any):
   37 990058 .. Order Ophidiiformes - undifferentiated .. Cusk-eels

Child Codes (if any):
   37 229901 .. Carapus spp.
   37 229902 .. Echiodon spp.
   37 229903 .. Encheliophis spp.
   37 229904 .. Eurypleuron spp.
   37 229905 .. Onuxodon spp.
   37 229906 .. Pyramodon spp.
   37 229907 .. Snyderidia spp.

Previous Codes (if any):

Present stored country/region list: Australia, New Zealand

Taxon status (on CAAB list):
   Taxon on current Australian list: Yes
   Taxon on commercial species list: No
   Taxon on Standard Fish Names List: No

On-line resources for this taxon:

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