CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Cephalopoda (class)  »  Oegopsida (order)  »  Ommastrephidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 636000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Ommastrephidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Distribution map:

Occurrence locations shown as circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Family: Ommastrephidae (flying squids) - show full list
Common Name: flying squids
Common Names List: flying squids
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 23 615000     Order Teuthoidea - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 23 636902     Dosidicus spp.
23 636903     Eucleoteuthis spp.
23 636904     Hyaloteuthis spp.
23 636901     Illex spp.
23 636905     Martialia spp.
23 636906     Nototodarus spp.
23 636907     Ommastrephes spp.
23 636908     Ornithoteuthis spp.
23 636909     Sthenoteuthis spp.
23 636910     Todarodes spp.
23 636911     Todaropsis spp.
Organism Type: a flying squid
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available. This code replaces previous (interim) CAAB code 00 905127 (FISHLIST 905127).

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Scientific Name
verified against
Reid, A.L., 2016, Cephalopods of Australia and Sub-Antarctic Territories. CSIRO Publishing, Clayton South 446pp.
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