CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  Vetigastropoda (unassigned) (order)  »  Haliotidae (family)

CAAB Code: 24 038006 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Haliotis rubra rubra    Leach, 1814
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda Gastropods (univalve molluscs, slugs, snails etc.)

Credit: CSIRO Australian National Fish Collection
Licence: Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike (CC BY-NC-SA)  @CSIRO 2021
Family: 24 38 Haliotidae (abalone) - show full list
Common Name: Blacklip Abalone
Common Names List: blacklip abalone
Standard (Commercial) Name(s): Blacklip Abalone
Organism Type: an abalone
Synonyms: Haliotis ruber
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Regions: Australia (inc. subantarctic territories)
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 24 038901     Haliotis spp.
Taxon Notes:Recent genetic work (Wang et al (2006) Moll. Res. 26(2):98-102) supports the differentiation of rubra and conicopora at the subspecific level only. This code replaces previous (interim) CAAB code 00 662001 (FISHLIST 662001).
Previous Codes
(if any)
00 905002, 905002, 00 662001, 662001

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Museum of Victoria 4860
World Register of Marine Species
Name status: alternate representation    Checked on: 2017-02-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Wilson, B., 1993, Australian Marine Shells. Prosobranch Gastropods Pt I. Odyssey Publishing, Leederville, W.A.
Scientific Name
verified against
Geiger, D.L. Owen, B., 2012, Abalone: World-wide Haliotidae.. ConchBooks, Heckenheim, Germany 361pp.
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