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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 11 206901 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Victorgorgia spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 11 - Cnidaria Jellyfish, sea anemones, corals and allies
Family: 11 206 Victorgorgiidae (octocorals) - show full list
Common Name: [an octocoral]
Organism Type: an octocoral
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 11 206000     Victorgorgiidae
Child Codes: 11 206001     Victorgorgia eminens
11 206003     Victorgorgia macrocalyx
11 206002     Victorgorgia nyahae
99 110285     Victorgorgia n. sp. A
99 110786     Victorgorgia n.sp. B
Previous Codes
(if any)
11 177908
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2018-08-10
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source and
Scientific Name
verified against
Moore, K.M., Alderslade, P.A., Miller, K.J., 2017. A taxonomic revision of Anthothela (Octocorallia: Scleraxonia: Anthothelidae) and related genera, with addition of new taxa, using morphological and molecular data., Zootaxa, Vol. 4304(1): 1-212. . doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4304.1.1
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