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 154911 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Asteriidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata Distribution map:

Occurrence locations shown as circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Family: Asteriidae (seastars) - show full list
Common Name: seastars
Common Names List: seastars
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 25 154000     Asteriidae, Stichasteridae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 25 154913     Anasterias spp.
25 154914     Asterias spp.
25 154915     Astrostole spp.
25 154905     Coronaster spp.
25 154916     Coscinasterias spp.
25 154917     Diplasterias spp.
25 154906     Lysasterias spp.
25 154919     Perissasterias spp.
25 154920     Psalidaster spp.
25 154921     Pseudechinaster spp.
25 154903     Sclerasterias spp.
25 154923     Taranuiaster spp.
25 154924     Uniophora 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
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-03-07
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
verified against
Mah, C.L. Foltz, D.W., 2011. Molecular phylogeny of the Forcipulatacea (Asteroidea: Echinodermata): systematics and biogeography., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol. 162: 646-660.
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