CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Cnidaria (phylum)  »  Anthozoa (class)  »  Antipatharia (order)  »  Schizopathidae (family)

CAAB Code: 11 159000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and allies
Family: 11 159 Schizopathidae (black corals) - show full list
Common Name: black corals
Organism Type: a black coral
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 11 160000     Antipatharia
Child Codes: 11 159906     Abyssopathes spp.
11 159905     Alternatipathes spp.
11 159901     Bathypathes spp.
11 159902     Dendrobathypathes spp.
11 159903     Lillipathes spp.
11 159908     Parantipathes spp.
11 159909     Saropathes spp.
11 159904     Schizopathes spp.
11 159907     Stauropathes spp.
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
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Molodtsova, T.N., Opresko, D.M., 2017. Black corals (Anthozoa: Antipatharia) of the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone., Marine Biodiversity, Vol. 47: 349-365. . DOI 10.1007/s12526-017-0659-6 doi:10.1007/s12526-017-0659-6
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