CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Cephalopoda (class)  »  Myopsida (order)  »  Loliginidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 617005 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Sepioteuthis australis    Quoy & Gaimard, 1832
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups
Family: Loliginidae (calamaries, inshore squids) - show full list
Common Name: Southern Calamari

Occurrence locations [40] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Recent Synonyms: Sepioteuthis bilineata
Loligo australis
Common Names List: southern calamari
southern calamary
Organism Type: a squid
Taxon Notes:While some studies have shown genetic diversity across the range of this species, there appears to be a high rate of gene flow and connectivity between populations, and it is currently regarded as a single species across its range. This code replaces previous (interim) CAAB code 00 600003 (FISHLIST 600003).
Parent Codes: 23 615901     Order Teuthoidea - undifferentiated
23 617902     Uroteuthis chinensis complex

ITIS (USA) 556369
View at ITIS
World Register of Marine Species    Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-11
View at WoRMS    - View potential occurrences at OBIS
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
New Zealand (inc. subantarctic territories)
South Pacific (Fiji etc.)
Habitat: Coastal (0-50m)
Record source: Wadley, V. Dunning, M., 1998, Cephalopods of commercial importance in Australian fisheries. AFMA, Canberra
Scientific Name
verified against
Reid, A.L., 2016, Cephalopods of Australia and Sub-Antarctic Territories. CSIRO Publishing, Clayton South 446pp.

Record details

Record entered on 1-Jan-1997 00:00 by Gordon Yearsley, CSIRO Taxonomy Group - FRDC project
Record modified on 30-Sep-2019 11:14 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: add taxon note
Modification history:
01-OCT-1999: Code updated from interim to new systematic code (Tony Rees)
05-OCT-1999: Marketing name added (Tony Rees)
15-AUG-2012: add reference (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
24-NOV-2014: updated (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
12-SEP-2016: add synonym (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
03-OCT-2018: updated (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
30-SEP-2019: add taxon note (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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