CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Thaliacea (class)  »  Salpida (order)  »  Salpidae (family)

CAAB Code: 35 103000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 35 - Tunicata Tunicates (ascidians, larvaceans and salps)
Family: 35 103 Salpidae (salps) - show full list
Common Name: salps
Organism Type: a salp
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Child Codes: 35 103901     Brooksia spp.
35 103902     Cyclosalpa spp.
35 103903     Helicosalpa spp.
35 103913     Iasis spp.
35 103904     Ihlea spp.
35 103905     Metcalfina spp.
35 103906     Pegea spp.
35 103907     Ritteriella spp.
35 103908     Salpa spp.
35 103909     Soestia spp.
35 103910     Thalia spp.
35 103911     Thetys spp.
35 103912     Traustedtia spp.
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [11] 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: 2023-05-11
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source and
Scientific Name
verified against
Wells, A. Houston, W. W. K. , Editors, 1998, Zoological catalogue of Australia. Volume 34. Hemichordata, Tunicata, Cephalochordata. CSIRO, East Melbourne
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