CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Arthropoda (phylum)  »  Malacostraca (class)  »  Decapoda (order)  »  Portunidae (family)

CAAB Code: 28 911004 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Nectocarcinus tuberculosus    A. Milne Edwards, 1860
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca
Family: Portunidae (swimmer crabs) - show full taxa list or show species only taxa list
Common Name: Velvet Crab
Common Names List: velvet crab
rough rock crab
Organism Type: a crab
Taxon Notes:This code replaces previous (interim) CAAB code 00 710049 (FISHLIST 710049).
Parent Codes
(if any)
28 911919
Museum of Victoria 3872
World Register of Marine Species accepted 2016-05-12 view at WoRMS - potential occurrences at OBIS
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Record source: Davie, P.J.F., 2002. Crustacea: Malacostraca: Eucarida (Part 2): Decapoda - Anomura, Brachyura. In: Wells, A. Houston, W.W.K., Editors, Zoological Catalogue of Australia., 19.3B. CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 641pp.
Scientific Name
verified against
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.

Record details

Record entered on 1-Oct-1999 00:00 by Tony Rees
Record modified on 3-Oct-2018 12:01 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: update reference
Modification history:
05-OCT-1999: Marketing name added (Tony Rees)
29-OCT-2002: add references, author (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
30-SEP-2004: Marketing name info added and commercial flag changed to YY (Gordon Yearsley)
26-NOV-2014: updated (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
16-SEP-2015: add MoV number (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
03-OCT-2018: update reference (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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