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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Arthropoda (phylum)  »  Malacostraca (class)  »  Decapoda (order)  »  Penaeidae (family)

CAAB Code: 28 711000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority
CAAB category: 28 - Crustacea - Malacostraca Malacostracans: isopods, amphipods, euphausiids and decapods (prawns, lobsters, crabs, etc.) Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [20] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Family: 28 711 Penaeidae (penaeid prawns) - show full list
Common Name: penaeid prawns
Standard (Commercial) Name(s): Prawn
Organism Type: a penaeid prawn
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Parent Codes: 28 708000     Order Decapoda
Child Codes: 28 711916     Arafurapenaeopsis spp.
28 711917     Atypopenaeus spp.
28 711918     Batepenaeopsis spp.
28 711920     Funchalia spp.
28 711921     Heteropenaeus spp.
28 711922     Kishinouyepenaeopsis spp.
28 711931     Megokris spp.
28 711925     Melicertus spp.
28 711913     Metapenaeopsis spp.
28 711904     Metapenaeus spp.
28 711926     Mierspenaeopsis spp.
28 711915     Parapenaeus spp.
28 711928     Pelagopenaeus spp.
28 711929     Penaeopsis spp.
28 711912     Penaeus spp.
28 711909     Trachypenaeus spp.
28 711930     Trachysalambria spp.
Taxon Notes:The status of many genera in this family are in a state of flux. While we generally follow the classification in WoRMS, there are some differences based on recent molecular work. This code replaces previous (interim) CAAB code 00 701300 (FISHLIST 701300). This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.
Previous Codes
(if any)
00 905266, 905266, 00 701300, 701300

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Cleveland (CSIRO) K2040200

World Register of Marine Species
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-09-08
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
verified against
WoRMS, WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species. . Available from http: at VLIZ.
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