CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Echinodermata (phylum)  »  Holothuroidea (class)  »  Aspidochirotida (order)  »  Holothuriidae (family)

CAAB Code: 25 416004 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Holothuria (Metriatyla) scabra    Jaeger, 1833
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata

Image supplied by: CMAR Fish Taxonomy  @CSIRO 2020
Family: Holothuriidae (holothurians) - show full list
Common Name: Sandfish (Sea Cucumber)
Common Names List: sandfish (sea cucumber)
sandfish (beche-de-mer)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Tropical Indo-Pacific (countries N/NE Australia)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 25 416903     Holothuria spp.
Organism Type: a holothurian
Taxon Notes:This code replaces previous (interim) CAAB code 00 708103 (FISHLIST 708103).

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Cleveland (CSIRO) Q4020103
ITIS (USA) 201876
View at ITIS
Museum of Victoria 4617
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-06-17
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Rowe, F. W. E. Gates, J., 1995, Zoological catalogue of Australia. Volume 33. Echinodermata. CSIRO, East Melbourne
Scientific Name
verified against
Massin, C. Uthicke, S. Purcell, S.W. Rowe, F.W.E. Samyn, Y., 2009. Taxonomy of the heavily exploited Indo-Pacific sandfish complex (Echinodermata: Holothuriidae)., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol. 155: 40-59.
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