CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Animalia (kingdom)  »  Porifera (phylum)  »  Demospongiae (class)  »  Hadromerida (order)  »  Polymastiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 10 025000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Polymastiidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 10 - Porifera Distribution map:

Occurrence locations shown as circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Family: Polymastiidae (sponges) - show full list
Common Name: sponges
Common Names List: sponges
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 10 025901     Acanthopolymastia spp.
10 025909     Atergia spp.
10 025902     Polymastia spp.
10 025903     Proteleia spp.
10 025904     Radiella spp.
10 025910     Ridleia spp.
10 025905     Sphaerotylus spp.
10 025906     Spinularia spp.
10 025907     Tentorium spp.
10 025908     Trachyteleia spp.
Organism Type: a sponge
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.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Record source: Hooper, J.N.A. Wiedenmayer, F., 1994, Zoological catalogue of Australia. Volume 12. Porifera. CSIRO, Melbourne
Scientific Name
verified against
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.
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