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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Bivalvia (class)  »  Ostreoida (order)  »  Ostreidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 257000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Bivalves, Cephalopods, Chitons, etc.
Family: 23 257 Ostreidae (oysters) - show full list
Common Name: oysters
Organism Type: an oyster
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Child Codes: 23 257901     Alectryonella spp.
23 257902     Booneostrea spp.
23 257904     Dendostrea spp.
23 257905     Lopha spp.
23 257903     Magallana spp.
23 257912     Nanostrea spp.
23 257913     Nicaisolopha spp.
23 257906     Ostrea spp.
23 257907     Planostrea spp.
23 257908     Pustulostrea spp.
23 257909     Saccostrea spp.
23 257910     Striostrea spp.
Distribution map:
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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
Cleveland M3030100
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-09-08
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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