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)  »  Atheriniformes (order)  »  Atherinidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 246000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Atherinidae, Dentatherinidae  

Rank: Family
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 246 Atherinidae (Hardyheads) - show full list
Standard Name: hardyheads & tusked silversides
Common Names List: hardyheads
tusked silversides
Organism Type: a hardyhead/tusked silversides
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Child Codes: 37 246901     Atherinason spp.
37 246902     Atherinomorus spp.
37 246903     Atherinosoma spp.
37 246904     Atherion spp.
37 246905     Craterocephalus spp.
37 246907     Hypoatherina spp.
37 246908     Kestratherina spp.
37 246909     Leptatherina spp.
37 246910     Stenatherina spp.
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.

Australian Faunal Directory (AFD)
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
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