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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Cephalopoda (class)  »  Octopoda (order)  »  Octopodidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 659901 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:
Octopus spp.   
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Distribution map:

Occurrence locations shown as circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Family: Octopodidae (octopus) - show full list
Common Name: octopus
Common Names List: octopus
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Parent Codes: 23 659921     Octopodidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 23 659001     Octopus australis
23 659002     Octopus berrima
23 659037     Octopus bulbus
23 659020     Octopus caerulescens
23 659060     Octopus campbelli
23 659021     Octopus cyanea
23 659036     Octopus harpedon
23 659030     Octopus huttoni
23 659061     Octopus kaharoa
23 659026     Octopus kaurna
23 659076     Octopus laqueus
23 659062     Octopus mernoo
23 659038     Octopus micros
23 659063     Octopus oliveri
23 659004     Octopus pallidus
23 659077     Octopus pyrum
23 659055     Octopus sinensis
23 659005     Octopus sp. cf tetricus
23 659029     Octopus superciliosus
23 659006     Octopus tetricus
23 659041     Octopus vulgaris
99 230023     Octopus sp. 2
99 230228     Octopus sp. 2
99 230229     Octopus sp. 3
99 230230     Octopus sp. 4
99 230022     Octopus sp.
99 230021     Octopus sp. a
Organism Type: an octopus
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 601001 (FISHLIST 601001).

Identifiers:
Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:c8daac0b-6c50-4027-be03-4d3cf5d7e635
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
World Register of Marine Species urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:138268
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2018-02-01
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
verified against
:
Norman, M.D. Finn, J.K. Hochberg, F.G., 2014. Family Octopodidae. In: Jereb, P. Roper, C.F.E. Norman, M.D. Fin, J.K., Editors, Cephalopods of the World. An annotated and illustrated catalogue of cephalopod species known to date. Volume 3. Octopods and vampire squids. FAO Species Catalogue for Fisheries Purposes. No. 4.: 36-215. FAO, Rome 370pp.
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