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)  »  Oreasteridae (family)

CAAB Code: 25 127000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata Echinoderms (seastars, sea urchins, crinoids, etc.)
Family: 25 127 Oreasteridae (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 127902     Acheronaster spp.
25 127903     Anthaster spp.
25 127904     Anthenea spp.
25 127905     Bothriaster spp.
25 127906     Choriaster spp.
25 127907     Culcita spp.
25 127909     Gymnanthenea spp.
25 127910     Halityle spp.
25 127911     Nectriaster spp.
25 127912     Pentaceraster spp.
25 127913     Poraster spp.
25 127914     Protoreaster spp.
25 127915     Pseudoreaster spp.
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [17] 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
Cleveland Q2010100
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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