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)  »  Alcyonacea (order)  »  Plexauridae (family)

CAAB Code: 11 196000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and allies
Family: 11 196 Plexauridae (octocorals) - show full list
Common Name: gorgonian corals
Organism Type: a gorgonian coral
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 11 196911     Anthoplexaura spp.
11 196903     Astrogorgia spp.
11 196905     Bebryce spp.
11 196901     Echinogorgia spp.
11 196909     Euplexaura spp.
11 196904     Lepidomuricea spp.
11 196913     Menella spp.
11 196906     Muriceides spp.
11 196907     Paracis spp.
11 196914     Paramuricea spp.
11 196910     Paraplexaura spp.
11 196908     Pseudothesea spp.
11 196915     Swiftia spp.
11 196912     Trimuricea spp.
11 196902     Villogorgia spp.
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Occurrence locations [8] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
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
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2023-11-16
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
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WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.
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