CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxa List

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Taxa list grouped by families - click on CAAB code to see taxon report.

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Animalia (kingdom)   Chordata (phylum)   Elasmobranchii (class)   Carcharhiniformes (order)

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  • Carcharhinidae
    • Carcharhinus albimarginatus    (Rüppell, 1837)      Silvertip Shark      37 018027
    • Carcharhinus altimus    (Springer, 1950)      Bignose Shark      37 018012
    • Carcharhinus amblyrhynchoides    (Whitley, 1934)      Graceful Shark      37 018033
    • Carcharhinus amblyrhynchos    (Bleeker, 1856)      Grey Reef Shark      37 018030
    • Carcharhinus amboinensis    (Müller & Henle, 1839)      Pigeye Shark      37 018026
    • Carcharhinus brachyurus    (Günther, 1870)      Bronze Whaler      37 018001
    • Carcharhinus brevipinna    (Müller & Henle, 1839)      Spinner Shark      37 018023
    • Carcharhinus cautus    (Whitley, 1945)      Nervous Shark      37 018034
    • Carcharhinus coatesi    (Whitley, 1939)      Whitecheek Shark      37 018009
    • Carcharhinus falciformis    (Müller & Henle, 1839)      Silky Shark      37 018008
    • Carcharhinus fitzroyensis    (Whitley, 1943)      Creek Whaler      37 018035
    • Carcharhinus galapagensis    (Snodgrass & Heller, 1905)      Galapagos Shark      37 018040
    • Carcharhinus leucas    (Müller & Henle, 1839)      Bull Shark      37 018021
    • Carcharhinus limbatus    (Müller & Henle, 1839)      Common Blacktip Shark      37 018039
    • Carcharhinus longimanus    (Poey, 1861)      Oceanic Whitetip Shark      37 018032
    • Carcharhinus macloti    (Müller & Henle, 1839)      Hardnose Shark      37 018025
    • Carcharhinus melanopterus    (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)      Blacktip Reef Shark      37 018036
    • Carcharhinus obscurus    (Lesueur, 1818)      Dusky Whaler      37 018003
    • Carcharhinus plumbeus    (Nardo, 1827)      Sandbar Shark      37 018007
    • Carcharhinus sorrah    (Müller & Henle, 1839)      Spot-tail Shark      37 018013
    • Carcharhinus tilstoni    (Whitley, 1950)      Australian Blacktip Shark      37 018014
    • Carcharhinus spp.              37 018904
    • Galeocerdo cuvier    (Péron & Lesueur, 1822)      Tiger Shark      37 018022
    • Galeocerdo spp.              37 018905
    • Glyphis garricki    Compagno, White & Last, 2008      Northern River Shark      37 018042
    • Glyphis glyphis    (Müller & Henle, 1839)      Speartooth Shark      37 018041
    • Glyphis spp.              37 018906
    • Loxodon macrorhinus    Müller & Henle, 1839      Sliteye Shark      37 018005
    • Loxodon spp.              37 018909
    • Negaprion acutidens    (Rüppell, 1837)      Lemon Shark      37 018029
    • Negaprion spp.              37 018910
    • Prionace glauca    (Linnaeus, 1758)      Blue Shark      37 018004
    • Prionace spp.              37 018911
    • Rhizoprionodon acutus    (Rüppell, 1837)      Milk Shark      37 018006
    • Rhizoprionodon oligolinx    Springer, 1964      Grey Sharpnose Shark      37 018037
    • Rhizoprionodon taylori    (Ogilby, 1915)      Australian Sharpnose Shark      37 018024
    • Rhizoprionodon spp.              37 018912
    • Scoliodon laticaudus    Müller & Henle, 1838      Indian dogshark      37 018790
    • Scoliodon spp.              37 018913
    • Triaenodon obesus    (Rüppell, 1837)      Whitetip Reef Shark      37 018038
    • Triaenodon spp.              37 018914
    • Carcharhinus brachyurus & Carcharhinus obscurus         bronze whaler shark      37 018902
    • Carcharhinus, Loxodon & Rhizoprionodon spp.              37 018901
    • Carcharhinus limbatus, Carcharhinus sorrah & Carcharhinus tilstoni         blacktip sharks      37 018917
    • Carcharhinidae              37 018915
    • Carcharhinus limbatus & Carcharhinus tilstoni         [a whaler shark]      37 018903
  • Hemigaleidae
    • Hemigaleus australiensis    White, Last & Compagno, 2005      Weasel Shark      37 018020
    • Hemigaleus spp.              37 018907
    • Hemipristis elongata    (Klunzinger, 1871)      Fossil Shark      37 018011
    • Hemipristis spp.              37 018908
    • Hemigaleidae              37 018916
  • Pentanchidae
    • Apristurus ampliceps    Sasahara, Sato & Nakaya, 2008      Roughskin Catshark      37 015017
    • Apristurus australis    Sato, Nakaya & Yorozu, 2008      Pinocchio Catshark      37 015020
    • Apristurus bucephalus    White, Last & Pogonoski, 2008      Bighead Catshark      37 015019
    • Apristurus longicephalus    Nakaya, 1975      Smoothbelly Catshark      37 015021
    • Apristurus melanoasper    Iglésias, Nakaya & Stehmann, 2004      Fleshynose Catshark      37 015016
    • Apristurus pinguis    Deng, Xiong & Zhan, 1983      Bulldog Catshark      37 015018
    • Apristurus platyrhynchus    (Tanaka, 1909)      Bigfin Catshark      37 015015
    • Apristurus sinensis    Chu & Hu, 1981      Freckled Catshark      37 015014
    • Apristurus spp.         [a catshark]      37 015901
    • Asymbolus analis    (Ogilby, 1885)      Grey Spotted Catshark      37 015027
    • Asymbolus funebris    Compagno, Stevens & Last, 1999      Blotched Catshark      37 015023
    • Asymbolus occiduus    Last, Gomon & Gledhill, 1999      Western Spotted Catshark      37 015026
    • Asymbolus pallidus    Last, Gomon & Gledhill, 1999      Pale Spotted Catshark      37 015025
    • Asymbolus parvus    Compagno, Stevens & Last, 1999      Dwarf Catshark      37 015022
    • Asymbolus rubiginosus    Last, Gomon & Gledhill, 1999      Orange Spotted Catshark      37 015024
    • Asymbolus submaculatus    Compagno, Stevens & Last, 1999      Variegated Catshark      37 015010
    • Asymbolus vincenti    (Zietz, 1908)      Gulf Catshark      37 015003
    • Asymbolus spp.         [a catshark]      37 015902
    • Figaro boardmani    (Whitley, 1928)      Sawtail Catshark      37 015009
    • Figaro striatus    Gledhill, Last & White, 2008      Northern Sawtail Shark      37 015034
    • Figaro spp.         [a catshark]      37 015907
    • Galeus gracilis    Compagno & Stevens, 1993      Slender Sawtail Catshark      37 015008
    • Galeus spp.         [a catshark]      37 015908
    • Halaelurus sellus    White, Last & Stevens, 2007      Speckled Catshark      37 015004
    • Halaelurus spp.         [a catshark]      37 015909
    • Parmaturus bigus    Séret & Last, 2007      Short-tail Catshark      37 015036
    • Parmaturus spp.         [a catshark]      37 015910
    • Pentanchidae         [a deepwater catshark]      37 015912
  • Pseudotriakidae
    • Gollum attenuatus    (Garrick, 1954)      Slender Smooth-hound      37 016002
    • Gollum spp.              37 016901
    • Pseudotriakis microdon    Capello, 1868      False Catshark      37 016001
    • Pseudotriakis spp.              37 016902
    • Pseudotriakidae         false catsharks      37 016000
  • Scyliorhinidae
    • Apristurus albisoma    Nakaya & Séret, 1999           37 015040
    • Atelomycterus fasciatus    Compagno & Stevens, 1993      Banded Catshark      37 015005
    • Atelomycterus macleayi    Whitley, 1939      Marbled Catshark      37 015028
    • Atelomycterus marnkalha    Jacobsen & Bennett, 2007      Eastern Banded Catshark      37 015037
    • Atelomycterus spp.              37 015903
    • Aulohalaelurus labiosus    (Waite, 1905)      Blackspotted Catshark      37 015029
    • Aulohalaelurus spp.              37 015904
    • Bythaelurus incanus    Last & Stevens, 2008      Dusky Catshark      37 015035
    • Bythaelurus spp.              37 015905
    • Cephaloscyllium albipinnum    Last, Motomura & White, 2008      Whitefin Swellshark      37 015013
    • Cephaloscyllium cooki    Last, Séret & White, 2008      Cook's Swellshark      37 015038
    • Cephaloscyllium hiscosellum    White & Ebert, 2008      Reticulate Swellshark      37 015007
    • Cephaloscyllium laticeps    (Duméril, 1853)      Draughtboard Shark      37 015001
    • Cephaloscyllium signourum    Last, Séret & White, 2008      Flagtail Swellshark      37 015039
    • Cephaloscyllium speccum    Last, Séret & White, 2008      Speckled Swellshark      37 015033
    • Cephaloscyllium variegatum    Last & White, 2008      Northern Draughtboard Shark      37 015031
    • Cephaloscyllium zebrum    Last & White, 2008      Narrowbar Swellshark      37 015032
    • Cephaloscyllium spp.              37 015906
    • Scyliorhinidae         [a catshark]      37 015911
  • Scyliorhinidae, Pentanchidae
    • Scyliorhinidae, Pentanchidae         catsharks      37 015000
  • Sphyrnidae
    • Eusphyra blochii    (Cuvier, 1816)      Winghead Shark      37 019003
    • Eusphyra spp.              37 019901
    • Sphyrna lewini    (Griffith & Smith, 1834)      Scalloped Hammerhead      37 019001
    • Sphyrna mokarran    (Rüppell, 1837)      Great Hammerhead      37 019002
    • Sphyrna zygaena    (Linnaeus, 1758)      Smooth Hammerhead      37 019004
    • Sphyrna spp.              37 019902
    • Sphyrnidae         hammerhead sharks      37 019000
  • Triakidae
    • Furgaleus macki    (Whitley, 1943)      Whiskery Shark      37 017003
    • Furgaleus spp.              37 017902
    • Galeorhinus galeus    (Linnaeus, 1758)      School Shark      37 017008
    • Galeorhinus spp.              37 017903
    • Hemitriakis abdita    Compagno & Stevens, 1993      Darksnout Houndshark      37 017010
    • Hemitriakis falcata    Compagno & Stevens, 1993      Sicklefin Houndshark      37 017009
    • Hemitriakis spp.              37 017904
    • Hypogaleus hyugaensis    (Miyosi, 1939)      Pencil Shark      37 017006
    • Hypogaleus spp.              37 017905
    • Iago garricki    Fourmanoir & Rivaton, 1979      Longnose Houndshark      37 017007
    • Iago spp.              37 017906
    • Mustelus antarcticus    Günther, 1870      Gummy Shark      37 017001
    • Mustelus lenticulatus    Phillipps, 1932      Rig      37 017750
    • Mustelus ravidus    White & Last, 2006      grey gummy shark      37 017005
    • Mustelus stevensi    White & Last, 2008      Western Spotted Gummy Shark      37 017012
    • Mustelus spp.         gummy shark      37 017901
    • Mustelus antarcticus & Mustelus lenticulatus         Flake      37 017907
    • Triakidae         hound sharks      37 017000
  • family not defined
    • Carcharhinidae, Hemigaleidae         whaler and weasel sharks      37 018000

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