CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Echinodermata (phylum)  »  Asteroidea (class)  »  Forcipulatida (order)  »  Asteriidae (family)

CAAB Code: 25 154905 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Coronaster spp.   
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata
Family: Asteriidae (seastars) - show full list
Common Name: [a seastar]
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 25 154911     Asteriidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 25 154009     Coronaster halicepus
25 154017     Coronaster reticulatus
25 154010     Coronaster volsellatus
99 250359     Coronaster cf. halicepus
99 250360     Coronaster cf. volsellatus
Organism Type: a seastar
Taxon Notes:This genus has been placed both in Asteriidae and Heliasteridae in recent years. Here we follow WoRMS in placing it in Asteriidae. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this 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
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.
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