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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report
» Bivalvia (class)
» Veneroida (order)
» Veneridae (family)
Scientific Name: and Authority
CAAB category: 23 -
Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Bivalves, Cephalopods, Chitons, etc.
Family: 23 380 Veneridae (venus shells) - show full list
Common Name: [a venus shell]
Organism Type: a venus shell
Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Taxon Notes: This group was previously regarded as a subgenus within Gouldia - the latter is now regarded as restricted to the Atlantic. See Huber, 2010. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
Scientific Name : verified against
Huber, M., 2010, Compendium of Bivalves. ConchBooks, Hackenheim, Germany 901pp.