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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Echinodermata (phylum)  »  Echinoidea (class)  »  Cidaroida (order)  »  Cidaridae (family)

CAAB Code: 25 202921 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata Echinoderms (seastars, sea urchins, crinoids, etc.)
Family: 25 202 Cidaridae (sea urchins) - show full list
Common Name: sea urchins
Organism Type: a sea urchin
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 25 202000     Cidaridae, Histocidaridae, Ctenocidaridae
Child Codes: 25 202902     Acanthocidaris spp.
25 202904     Chondrocidaris spp.
25 202906     Eucidaris spp.
25 202907     Goniocidaris spp.
25 202911     Phyllacanthus spp.
25 202916     Plococidaris spp.
25 202912     Prionocidaris spp.
25 202913     Rhopalocidaris spp.
25 202901     Stereocidaris spp.
25 202915     Stylocidaris spp.
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)
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