CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 23 643000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Cranchiidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Distribution map:

Occurrence locations shown as circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Family: Cranchiidae (bathyscaphoid squids, cranch squids) - show full list
Common Name: cranch squids
Common Names List: cranch squids
bathyscaphoid squids
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Pelagic, Epipelagic (0-200m, Oceanic)
Pelagic, Mesopelagic (200-1000m, Oceanic)
Pelagic, Bathypelagic (1000-2000m, Oceanic)
Parent Codes: 23 615000     Order Teuthoidea - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 23 643901     Bathothauma spp.
23 643902     Cranchia spp.
23 643903     Egea spp.
23 643904     Galiteuthis spp.
23 643905     Helicocranchia spp.
23 643906     Leachia spp.
23 643907     Liguriella spp.
23 643908     Liocranchia spp.
23 643909     Megalocranchia spp.
23 643910     Mesonychoteuthis spp.
23 643911     Sandalops spp.
23 643912     Taonius spp.
23 643913     Teuthowenia spp.
Organism Type: a 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 905140 (FISHLIST 905140).

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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