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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Echinodermata (phylum)  »  Holothuroidea (class)  »  Aspidochirotida (order)  »  Holothuriidae (family)

CAAB Code: 25 416006 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Holothuria (Microthele) fuscogilva   Cherbonnier, 1980

Rank: Species
Alternative Scientific Name: Holothuria fuscogilva    Cherbonnier, 1980
CAAB category: 25 - Echinodermata Echinoderms (seastars, sea urchins, crinoids, etc.)
Family: 25 416 Holothuriidae (holothurians) - show full list
Common Name (AS5300): White Teatfish (Sea Cucumber)
Common Names List: white teatfish (sea cucmber)
Organism Type: a holothurian
Synonyms: Holothuria (Microthele) nobilis Holothuria nobilis
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 25 416903     Holothuria spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
25 416005, 00 708105, 708105
Taxon Notes:This code replaces previous (interim) CAAB code 00 708105 (FISHLIST 708105).
Scientific Name Notes:This species has previously been confused with the western Indian Ocean species H. nobilis, see Uthicke et al, 2004.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: alternate representation    Checked on: 2022-06-23
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source: Rowe, F.W.E. Gates, J., 1995, Zoological catalogue of Australia. Volume 33. Echinodermata. CSIRO, East Melbourne
Scientific Name
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Uthicke, S., O'Hara, T.D., Byrne, M., 2004. Species composition and molecular phylogeny of the Indo-Pacific teatfish (Echinodermata: Holothuroidea) bĂȘche-de-mer fishery., Marine and Freshwater Research, Vol. 55: 837-848.
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