CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Cephalopoda (class)  »  Oegopsida (order)  »  (family)

CAAB Code: 23 621000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Enoploteuthidae, Pyroteuthidae & Ancistrocheiridae  

Rank: Family
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Bivalves, Cephalopods, Chitons, etc.
Family: 23 621 (armed squids & fire squids) - show full list
Common Name: armed squids and fire squids
Common Names List: armed squid
enope squid
fire squid
Organism Type: an armed squid
Synonyms: Enoploteuthidae Pyroteuthidae Ancistrocheiridae
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 23 621903     Ancistrocheiridae
23 621901     Enoploteuthidae
23 621902     Pyroteuthidae
Previous Codes
(if any)
00 905111, 905111, 00 622000
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [24] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Taxon Notes:The family Enoploteuthidae sensu lato has now been divided into three closely related but separate families - Enoploteuthidae sensu stricto, Pyroteuthidae & Ancistrocheiridae. This code replaces previous (interim) CAAB code 00 905111 (FISHLIST 905111).

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2022-08-23
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
verified against
Reid, A.L., 2016, Cephalopods of Australia and Sub-Antarctic Territories. CSIRO Publishing, Clayton South 446pp.
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