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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Porifera (phylum)  »  Demospongiae (class)  »  Haplosclerida (order)  »  Petrosiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 10 102904 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Xestospongia spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 10 - Porifera Sponges
Family: 10 102 Petrosiidae (sponges) - show full list
Common Name: [a sponge]
Organism Type: a sponge
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 10 102000     Petrosiidae
Child Codes: 10 102006     Xestospongia bergquistia
10 102020     Xestospongia coralloides
10 102008     Xestospongia mammillata
10 102021     Xestospongia novaezealandiae
10 102011     Xestospongia testudinaria
10 102012     Xestospongia variabilis
99 100593     Xestospongia WAM sp. Ng2
99 100594     Xestospongia WAM sp. SS1
99 100595     Xestospongia WAM sp. SS2
99 100596     Xestospongia WAM sp. SS3
99 100597     Xestospongia WAM sp. SS4
99 100282     Xestospongia WAM sp. SS5
99 100278     Xestospongia WAM sp. SS6
99 100318     Xestospongia WAM sp. SS7
99 100666     Xestospongia WAM sp. SS8
99 100296     Xestospongia cf. testudinaria
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [3] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2021-09-12
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
verified against
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.
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