CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Elasmobranchii (class)  »  Lamniformes (order)  »  Odontaspididae, Carchariidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 008000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Odontaspididae, Carchariidae  

Rank: Family
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 8 Odontaspididae, Carchariidae (sand tiger sharks, grey nurse sharks) - show full list
Standard Name: grey nurse sharks
Common Names List: sand tiger sharks
sand sharks
grey nurse sharks
Organism Type: a grey nurse shark, a sand tiger shark
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Parent Codes: 37 990050     Lamniformes
Child Codes: 37 008904     Carchariidae
37 008903     Odontaspididae
Previous Codes
(if any)
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
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