CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Elasmobranchii (class)  »  Rajiformes (order)  »  (family)

CAAB Code: 37 027000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Rhinobatidae, Glaucostegidae, Trygonorrhinidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Distribution map:

Occurrence locations shown as circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Family: Rhinobatidae, Glaucostegidae, Trygonorrhinidae (Guitarfishes, Giant Guitarfishes, Banjo Rays) - show full list
Common Name: guitarfishes
Common Names List: shovelnose rays
fiddler rays
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Parent Codes: 37 990066     Order Rhinobatiformes - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 37 027908     Glaucostegidae - undifferentiated
37 027907     Rhinobatidae - undifferentiated
37 027909     Trygonorrhinidae - undifferentiated
Organism Type: a guitarfish, a giant guitarfish, a banjo ray
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. Note that originally this family number code only included Rhinobatidae, but now includes Glaucostegidae and Trygonorrhinidae.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
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