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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Porifera (phylum)  »  Demospongiae (class)  »  Dictyoceratida (order)  »  Spongiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 10 114042 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Spongia (Spongia) agaricina   Pallas, 1766

Rank: Species
Alternative Scientific Name: Spongia agaricina    Pallas, 1766
CAAB category: 10 - Porifera Sponges
Family: 10 114 Spongiidae (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 114907     Spongia spp.
Taxon Notes:This species was originally described from Europe, and it is highly likely that records of this species from other areas, including Australia, actually refer to other species.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: alternate representation    Checked on: 2016-05-10
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Hooper, J.N.A. Wiedenmayer, F., 1994, Zoological catalogue of Australia. Volume 12. Porifera. CSIRO, Melbourne
Scientific Name
verified against
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.
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