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)  »  (family)

CAAB Code: 37 009000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Megachasmidae, Mitsukurinidae, Pseudocarchariidae  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 9 (megamouth sharks, goblin sharks and crocodile sharks) - show full list
Standard Name: megamouth, goblin and crocodile sharks
Common Names List: megamouth sharks
goblin sharks
crocodile sharks
Organism Type: a megamouth shark, goblin shark or crocodile shark
Synonyms: Megachasmidae Mitsukurinidae Pseudocarchariidae
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
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.
Scientific Name Notes:originally a single family, split in more recent treatments

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
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