CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Arthropoda (phylum)  »  Malacostraca (class)  »  Amphipoda (order)  »  Caprellidae (family)

CAAB Code: 28 594000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.)
Family: 28 594 Caprellidae (caprellid amphipods) - show full list
Common Name: caprellid amphipods
Organism Type: a caprellid amphipod
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 399000     Amphipoda
Child Codes: 28 594901     Aciconula spp.
28 594902     Caprella spp.
28 594903     Hemiaegina spp.
28 594904     Metaprotella spp.
28 594905     Monoliropus spp.
28 594906     Noculacia spp.
28 594913     Notoprotella spp.
28 594907     Orthoprotella spp.
28 594908     Paracaprella spp.
28 594909     Paradeutella spp.
28 594910     Protella spp.
28 594911     Pseudaeginella spp.
28 594914     Pseudoliropus spp.
28 594912     Pseudoprotella spp.
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Occurrence locations [7] 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: 2020-08-24
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
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Myers, A.A., Lowry, J.K., 2003. A phylogeny and a new classification of the Corophiidea Leach, 1814 (Amphipoda)., Journal of Crustacean Biology, Vol. 23(2): 443-485.
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