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)  »  Xeniidae (family)

CAAB Code: 11 202000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and allies
Family: 11 202 Xeniidae (soft corals) - show full list
Common Name: soft corals
Organism Type: a soft coral
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Parent Codes: 11 173000     Alcyonacea
Child Codes: 11 202901     Bayerxenia spp.
11 202903     Ezziona spp.
11 202902     Funginus spp.
11 202904     Xenia spp.
Taxon Notes:This code is provuded for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further is available.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2022-06-23
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Fabricius, K., Alderslade, P., 2001, Soft corals and sea fans.. Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville 263pp.
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