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CAAB Taxon Code: 37 296004
Scientific Name and Authority: Platycephalus fuscus Cuvier, 1829

CAAB category: 37 - Pisces - Fishes
Family: 37 296 Platycephalidae (Flatheads)    show full list

Standard Name: Dusky Flathead
Suggested Indexable Form: Flathead, Dusky
Common Names List:
Standard (Commercial) Name(s): Dusky Flathead; Flathead
Organism Type: a flathead

Other names used in Australia: Platycephalus mortoni Macleay, 1883 [now regarded as a synonym of P. fuscus, see Imamura 2013]

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Parent Codes (if any):
   37 296913 .. Platycephalus spp.

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ITIS (USA) identifier for this taxon: 167156

Present stored country/region list: Australia

Taxon status (on CAAB list):
   Taxon on current Australian list: Yes
   Taxon on commercial species list: Yes
   Taxon on Standard Fish Names List: Yes

On-line resources for this taxon:

      Australian Faunal Directory   

This CAAB category maintained by John Pogonoski, email

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