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 911902 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Scylla spp.   
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca
Family: Portunidae (swimmer crabs) - show full list
Common Name: Mud Crabs
Common Names List: mud crabs
Organism Type: a swimming crab
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available. This code replaces previous (interim) CAAB code 00 702013 (FISHLIST 702013).
Parent Codes: 28 911931     Portunidae - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 28 911007     Scylla olivacea
28 911122     Scylla paramamosain
28 911008     Scylla serrata
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
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 10:59 by Karen Gowlett-Holmes
Modification description: updated
Modification history:
05-OCT-1999: Marketing name added (Tony Rees)
05-OCT-2004: Fullstop removed from spp (Gordon Yearsley)
26-NOV-2014: add taxon note (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
31-MAY-2018: updated (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
03-OCT-2018: updated (Karen Gowlett-Holmes)
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