CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Plantae (kingdom)  »  Rhodophyta (phylum)  »  Florideophyceae (class)  »  Gigartinales (order)  »  Gigartinaceae (family)

CAAB Code: 55 053000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Gigartinaceae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 55 - Rhodophyta Red algae (seaweeds)
Family: Gigartinaceae (red algae) - show full list
Common Name: red algae
Common Names List: red algae
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 55 053901     Chondracanthus spp.
55 053906     Chondrus spp.
55 053902     Gigartina spp.
55 053903     Iridaea spp.
55 053904     Rhodoglossum spp.
55 053905     Sarcothalia spp.
Organism Type: a red alga
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.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) NZOR-6-29376
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Scientific Name
verified against
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.
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