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)  »  Valvatida (order)  »  Ophidiasteridae (family)

CAAB Code: 25 125000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata Echinoderms (seastars, sea urchins, crinoids, etc.)
Family: 25 125 Ophidiasteridae (seastars) - show full list
Common Name: seastars
Organism Type: a seastar
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 25 120000     Valvatida
Child Codes: 25 125901     Andora spp.
25 125903     Bunaster spp.
25 125904     Cistina spp.
25 125905     Dactylosaster spp.
25 125906     Gomophia spp.
25 125907     Hacelia spp.
25 125908     Heteronardoa spp.
25 125909     Leiaster spp.
25 125910     Linckia spp.
25 125911     Nardoa spp.
25 125912     Oneria spp.
25 125913     Ophidiaster spp.
25 125914     Pseudophidiaster spp.
25 125915     Tamaria spp.
25 125916     Dissogenes spp.
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Occurrence locations [1] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family 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: 2022-06-23
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
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WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.
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