CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Echinodermata (phylum)  »  Asteroidea (class)  »  Notomyotida (order)  »  Benthopectinidae (family)

CAAB Code: 25 115902 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Cheiraster spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata Echinoderms (seastars, sea urchins, crinoids, etc.)
Family: 25 115 Benthopectinidae (seastars) - show full list
Common Name: [a seastar]
Organism Type: a seastar
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 25 115000     Benthopectinidae
Child Codes: 25 115001     Cheiraster gazellae
25 115008     Cheiraster gerlachei
25 115002     Cheiraster ludwigi
25 115012     Cheiraster monopedicellaris
25 115013     Cheiraster otagoensis
25 115004     Cheiraster richardsoni
25 115005     Cheiraster subtuberculatus
25 115006     Cheiraster teres
25 115014     Cheiraster triplacanthus
99 250330     Cheiraster sp. 1
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [2] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-04-16
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
verified against
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.
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