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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 23 659000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
:
Octopodidae, Eledonidae, Megaleledonidae, Bathypolypodidae, Enteroctopodidae   
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Bivalves, Cephalopods, Chitons, etc. Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [103] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Family: 23 659 (octopus) - show full list
Common Name: Octopus
Common Names List: octopus
Standard (Commercial) Name(s): Octopus
Organism Type: an octopus
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 23 650000     Order Octopoda
Child Codes: 23 659924     Bathypolypodidae
23 659922     Eledonidae
23 659925     Enteroctopodidae
23 659923     Megaleledonidae
23 659921     Octopodidae
Taxon Notes:This group has recently been revised, and five distinct families are now recognised. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
Previous Codes
(if any)
:
00 645000, 00 601000

Identifiers:
Australian Faunal Directory (AFD) urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:26e7733f-64dc-47dc-9582-382dc3daea48
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
World Register of Marine Species urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:11782
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-09-08
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
verified against
:
Strugnell, J.M. Norman, M.D. Vecchione, M. Guzik, M. Allcock, A.L., 2014. The ink sac clouds octopod evolutionary history., Hydrobiologia, Vol. 725: 215-235. . doi:10.1007/s10750-013-1517-6. doi:10.1007/s10750-013-1517-6
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