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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Echinodermata (phylum)  »  Asteroidea (class)  »  Brisingida (order)  »  Brisingidae (family)

CAAB Code: 25 151000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata Echinoderms (seastars, sea urchins, crinoids, etc.)
Family: 25 151 Brisingidae (seastars) - show full list
Common Name: seastars
Organism Type: a seastar
Synonyms: Brisingasteridae
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Child Codes: 25 151908     Astrolirus spp.
25 151902     Astrostephane spp.
25 151903     Brisinga spp.
25 151904     Brisingaster spp.
25 151905     Brisingenes spp.
25 151907     Hymenodiscus spp.
25 151901     Novodinia spp.
25 151906     Odinella spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
25 156000
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
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Scientific Name
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