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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Cephalopoda (class)  »  Sepiolida (order)  »  Sepiolidae (family)

CAAB Code: 23 609003 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Austrorossia sp. 1 [in Wadley & Dunning, 1998]  

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Bivalves, Cephalopods, Chitons, etc.
Family: 23 609 Sepiolidae (dumpling squids) - show full list
Common Name: [a dumpling squid]
Common Names List: dumpling squid
bobtail squid
Organism Type: a dumpling squid
Synonyms: Rossia sp. 1
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 23 609901     Austrorossia spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
00 613001, 613001
Taxon Notes:Listed in Wadley & Dunning, 1998 as Rossia sp. 1. It closely resembles the African Austrorossia mastigophora, and further work is needed to clarify its status (see Reid, 2016). This code replaces previous (interim) CAAB code 00 613001 (FISHLIST 613001).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-06-20
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Wadley, V. Dunning, M., 1998, Cephalopods of commercial importance in Australian fisheries. AFMA, Canberra
Scientific Name
verified against
Reid, A.L., 2016, Cephalopods of Australia and Sub-Antarctic Territories. CSIRO Publishing, Clayton South 446pp.
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