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)  »  Orectolobiformes (order)  »  (family)

CAAB Code: 37 013000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Brachaeluridae & related families  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 13 (blind sharks, nurse sharks, longtail carpet sharks, wobbegongs, catsharks and zebra sharks) - show full list
Standard Name: blind, nurse, carpet and zebra sharks
Common Names List: blind, nurse, longtail carpet, cat, and zebra sharks
blind sharks
nurse sharks
longtail carpet sharks
cat sharks
zebra sharks
collar carpet sharks
Organism Type: a blind shark, nurse shark, longtail carpet shark, wobbegong, catshark or zebra shark
Synonyms: Brachaeluridae
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Previous Codes
(if any)
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [27] 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.
Scientific Name Notes:Originally a single family, split in more recent treatments

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2017-09-08
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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