CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Echinodermata (phylum)  »  Asteroidea (class)  »  Valvatida (order)  »  Ganeriidae (family)

CAAB Code: 25 141000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Ganeriidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata
Family: Ganeriidae (seastars) - show full list
Common Name: seastars
Common Names List: seastars
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Species not on current Australian list, but occuring in adjacent region:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Southern Ocean (non coastal)
Child Codes: 25 141904     Cuenotaster spp.
25 141901     Cycethra spp.
25 141902     Perknaster spp.
25 141903     Tarachaster spp.
Organism Type: a seastar
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.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Scientific Name
verified against
Clark, H.E.S. McKnight,D.G., 2001. The marine fauna of New Zealand: Echinodermata: Asteroidea (sea-stars), Order Valvatida., NIWA Biodiversity Memoir, Vol. 117: 1-269.
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