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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Mollusca (phylum)  »  Gastropoda (class)  »  Neogastropoda (order)  »  Babyloniidae (family)

CAAB Code: 24 199001 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
Babylonia japonica    (Reeve, 1842)
CAAB category: 24 - Mollusca - Gastropoda Gastropods (univalve molluscs, slugs, snails etc.)
Family: 24 199 Babyloniidae (whelks) - show full list
Common Name: Japanese ivory whelk
Common Names List: ivory Japanese whelk

Japanese ivory shell
Organism Type: a whelk
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Special purpose listing - see taxon notes
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 24 199901     Babylonia spp.
Taxon Notes:This species is native to the northwestern Pacific (China, Japan, Korea), but is imported into Australia as seafood.
Previous Codes
(if any)
24 202034

World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2016-05-10
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Indo-Pacific Molluscan Species Database.
Scientific Name
verified against
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.
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