CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Porifera (phylum)  »  Demospongiae (class)  »  Verongida (order)  »  Aplysinidae (family)

CAAB Code: 10 125901 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Aplysina spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 10 - Porifera Sponges
Family: 10 125 Aplysinidae (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 125000     Aplysinidae
Child Codes: 10 125001     Aplysina cacos
10 125002     Aplysina compacta
10 125004     Aplysina higginsi
10 125011     Aplysina inflata
10 125007     Aplysina lendenfeldi
10 125012     Aplysina maeandrina
10 125008     Aplysina minima
99 100653     Aplysina WAM sp. SS1
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [2] 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: 2017-04-16
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
verified against
Gómez, P., González-Acosta, B., Sánchez-Ortíz, C., Hoffman, Z., Hernández-Guerrero, C., 2018. Amended definitions for Aplysinidae and Aplysina (Porifera, Demospongiae, Verongiida): on three new species from a remarkable population in the Gulf of California., Zootaxa, Vol. 4455(2): 322-342. . doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4455.2.4
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