CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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CAAB Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Cnidaria (phylum)  »  Anthozoa (class)  »  Alcyonacea (order)  »  Alcyoniidae (family)

CAAB Code: 11 176000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Alcyoniidae - undifferentiated   
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and allies Distribution map:

Occurrence locations [25] shown as red or dark brown circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Family: Alcyoniidae (soft corals) - show full list
Common Name: soft corals
Common Names List: soft corals
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 11 173000     Order Alcyonacea - undifferentiated
Child Codes: 11 176903     Alcyonium spp.
11 176901     Anthomastus spp.
11 176916     Bathyalcyon spp.
11 176904     Bellonella spp.
11 176905     Cladiella spp.
11 176906     Eleutherobia spp.
11 176918     Heteropolypus spp.
11 176907     Klyxum spp.
11 176915     Lobophytum spp.
11 176908     Lohowia spp.
11 176917     Minabea spp.
11 176909     Notodysiferus spp.
11 176914     Paraminabea spp.
11 176912     Pseudoanthomastus spp.
11 176902     Sarcophyton spp.
11 176910     Sinularia spp.
11 176911     Skamnarium spp.
11 176913     Sphaerasclera spp.
Organism Type: a soft coral
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.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2018-07-13
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
verified against
Bryce, M. Poliseno, A. Alderslade, P. Vargas, S., 2015. Digitate and capitate soft corals (Cnidaria: Octocorallia: Alcyoniidae) from Western Australia with reports on new species and new Australian geographical records., Zootaxa, Vol. 3963(2): 160-200.
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