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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Bivalvia (class)  »  Pterioida (order)  »  Pteriidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 236901 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Pinctada spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Bivalves, Cephalopods, Chitons, etc.
Family: 23 236 Pteriidae (pearl oysters) - show full list
Common Name (AS5300): PEARL OYSTERS
Common Names List: pearl oyster
Organism Type: a pearl oyster
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 23 236000     Pteriidae
Child Codes: 23 236001     Pinctada albina
23 236029     Pinctada chemnitzi
23 236012     Pinctada imbricata fucata
23 236007     Pinctada maculata
23 236002     Pinctada margaritifera
23 236003     Pinctada maxima
23 236042     Pinctada reeveana
23 236904     Pinctada spp. (except for Pinctada maxima)
Previous Codes
(if any)
00 653005, 653005
Taxon Notes:This code includes ALL species in this genus. For data recording of Pinctada species EXCLUDING P. maxima, please use code 23 236904. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available. This code replaces previous (interim) CAAB code 00 653005 (FISHLIST 653005).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
ITIS 79591
View at ITIS
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2021-11-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
verified against
Huber, M., 2010, Compendium of Bivalves. ConchBooks, Hackenheim, Germany 901pp.
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