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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 23 659005 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Octopus djinda   Amor, 2021

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 23 - Mollusca - non-Gastropod groups Bivalves, Cephalopods, Chitons, etc.
Family: 23 659 Octopodidae (octopus) - show full list
Common Name: [an octopus]
Organism Type: an octopus
Synonyms: Octopus tetricus
Octopus sp. cf tetricus
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 23 659901     Octopus spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
00 645004, 645004
Taxon Notes:This code replaces previous (interim) CAAB code 00 645004 (FISHLIST 645004).
Scientific Name Notes:This species, described in 2021, was previously cited as "O. tetricus" from Western Australia was recognised as distinct, under the name O. sp. cf tetricus see Amor et al, 2014.
Record source and
Scientific Name
verified against
AMOR, MICHAEL D., HART, ANTHONY M., 2021. Octopus djinda (Cephalopoda: Octopodidae): a new member of the Octopus vulgaris group from southwest Australia, Zootaxa, Vol. 5061, 1: 145-156. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.5061.1.7
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