Taxon Report

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CAAB Taxon Code: 37 404792
Scientific Name and Authority: Dissostichus eleginoides Smitt, 1898

CAAB category: 37 - Pisces - Fishes
Family: 37 404 Nototheniidae (Icefishes)    show full list

Standard Name: Patagonian toothfish
Suggested Indexable Form: toothfish, Patagonian
Common Names List:
Standard (Commercial) Name(s): Patagonian Toothfish
Organism Type: an icefish

Other names used in Australia:

Taxon Notes: This taxon does not occur in the wild in Australian waters, but is entered in CAAB as commercially obtainable in Australia in imported form.
Scientific Name Notes:
Common/Standard Name Notes:

Parent Codes (if any):
   37 404902 .. Dissostichus spp.

Child Codes (if any):

Previous Codes (if any):

Present stored country/region list: Australia, Antarctica, New Zealand, Southern Ocean

Taxon status (on CAAB list):
   Taxon on current Australian list: No
   Species not on current Australian list, but occuring in subantarctic/Antarctic waters: Yes
   Taxon on commercial species list: Yes
   Taxon on Standard Fish Names List: Yes

On-line resources for this taxon:

    Australian Faunal Directory   

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