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)  »  Rajiformes (order)  »  Glaucostegidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 027908 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 27 Glaucostegidae (Giant Guitarfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a giant guitarfish]
Organism Type: a giant guitarfish
Synonyms: Rhinobatidae
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Parent Codes: 37 027000     Rhinobatidae, Glaucostegidae, Trygonorrhinidae
Child Codes: 37 027904     Glaucostegus spp.
Taxon Notes:Last et al 2016 (Zootaxa 4117) erected a new family, Glaucostegidae, for the genus Glaucostegus.
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