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 416065 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Bohadschia vitiensis    (Semper, 1868)
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata
Family: Holothuriidae (holothurians) - show full list
Common Name: Brown Sandfish (Sea Cucumber)
Recent Synonyms: Bohadschia similis
Common Names List: brown sandfish (sea cucumber)
chalkfish (sea cucumber)
Organism Type: a holothurian
Common/Standard Name Notes: The FAO name "brownspotted sandfish" was previously used for the synonym Bohadschia similis.
Parent Codes: 25 416902     Bohadschia spp.

World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-01-11
View at WoRMS    - also at OBIS (report and map of occurrences)
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
South Pacific (Fiji etc.)
Tropical Indo-Pacific (countries N/NE Australia)
Indian Ocean (non coastal)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Kim, S.W. Kerr, A.M. Paulay, G., 2013. Colour, confusion, and crossing: resolution of species problems in Bohadschia (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea)., Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, Vol. 168: 81-97.
Scientific Name
verified against
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.

Record details

Record entered on 27-Jul-2009 11:08 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Record modified on 3-Oct-2018 14:06 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: updated
Modification history:
27-JUL-2009: created (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
28-APR-2014: updated (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
 (previous species name: similis)
04-SEP-2015: add taxon note (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
31-MAY-2018: update name (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
03-OCT-2018: updated (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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