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)  »  Dendrobrachiidae (family)

CAAB Code: 11 203900 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and allies
Family: 11 203 Dendrobrachiidae (octocorals) - show full list
Common Name: octocorals
Organism Type: an octocoral
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 11 203902     Dendrobrachia 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.
Scientific Name
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Aurelle, D., Pante, E., Ledoux, J.-B., Sartoretto, S., 2019. Advances on the phylogenetic placement of the enigmatic octocoral Dendrobrachia Brook 1889., Zootaxa, Vol. 4674(1): 117-126. . doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4674.1.6
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