CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Anguilliformes (order)  »  Muraenidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 060000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 60 Muraenidae (Moray Eels) - show full list
Standard Name: moray eels
Organism Type: a moray eel
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Parent Codes: 37 990025     Anguilliformes
Child Codes: 37 060901     Anarchias spp.
37 060909     Channomuraena spp.
37 060902     Echidna spp.
37 060903     Enchelycore spp.
37 060904     Enchelynassa spp.
37 060905     Gymnomuraena spp.
37 060900     Gymnothorax spp.
37 060910     Pseudechidna spp.
37 060906     Rhinomuraena spp.
37 060907     Strophidon spp.
37 060908     Uropterygius spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [18] 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: 2017-09-08
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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