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CAAB Taxon Code: 37 353001
Scientific Name and Authority: Pagrus auratus (Bloch & Schneider, 1801)

CAAB category: 37 - Pisces - Fishes
Family: 37 353 Sparidae (Breams)    show full list

Standard Name: Snapper
Suggested Indexable Form: Snapper
Common Names List:
Standard (Commercial) Name(s): Snapper
Organism Type: a bream

Other names used in Australia: Sparus aurata; Chrysophrys auratus

Taxon Notes:
Scientific Name Notes: This taxon was formerly listed as Chrysophrys auratus in CSIRO's Trawl Fishes Guide (May & Maxwell, 1986)
Common/Standard Name Notes:

Parent Codes (if any):
   37 353903 .. Pagrus spp. .. snappers

Child Codes (if any):

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: Yes
   Taxon on Standard Fish Names List: Yes

On-line resources for this taxon:

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