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This fish specimen, found off the shore of Papua New Guinea is the holotype specimen for Atrobucca adusta. A holotype is the single type specimin upon which the description and name of a new species is based.

It is commonly known as the scorched croaker, and is found in the South West Pacific. It is known only from two specimens.
Taxonomic classification
Atrobucca adusta
Classification type status
Natural Science/Zoology
Accession date
04 Jan 1982
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Original datasets and images provided by Queensland Museum, http://www.qm.qld.gov.au/ and licensed for re-use under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY) license. Please note, this record has been adapted for use by Vernon Systems and may not accurately reflect the original record or the collection item it documents.


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