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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Animalia (kingdom)  »  Chordata (phylum)  »  Actinopterygii (class)  »  Perciformes (order)  »  (family)

CAAB Code: 37 385000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Labridae: Odacinae  

Rank: Family
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 385 (Rock Whitings) - show full list
Standard Name: rock whitings
Common Names List: cales
weed whitings
Organism Type: a rock whiting, a weed whiting, a cale
Synonyms: Odacidae
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Parent Codes: 37 990060     Perciformes
Child Codes: 37 385901     Haletta spp.
37 385902     Heteroscarus spp.
37 385903     Neoodax spp.
37 385904     Olisthops spp.
37 385905     Siphonognathus spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
Taxon Notes:Previously an independent family (Odacidae), now regarded as a subfamily of Labridae. Some workers include in subfamily Labrinae. This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to family level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

AFD NZOR-6-98630
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2022-04-28
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
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