Taxon Report

CAAB Taxon Code: 37 463000
Scientific Name: Cynoglossidae - undifferentiated

CAAB category: 37 - Pisces - Fishes
Family: 37 463 Cynoglossidae (Tongue Soles)    show full list

Standard Name: tongue soles
Suggested Indexable Form: tongue soles
Common Names List:
Standard (Commercial) Name(s): Tongue Sole
Organism Type: a tongue sole

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: 'Tongue Sole' is the standard name for this group, which was only previously lumped under the more general name 'Sole' (37 990015).

Parent Codes (if any):
   37 990062 .. Order Pleuronectiformes - undifferentiated .. Flatfishes

Child Codes (if any):
   37 463901 .. Cynoglossus spp.
   37 463902 .. Paraplagusia spp.
   37 463903 .. Symphurus spp.

Previous Codes (if any):

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:

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