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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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

CAAB Code: 37 386000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Labridae: Scarinae  

Rank: Family
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 386 Labridae: Scarinae (Parrotfishes) - show full list
Standard Name (AS5300): PARROTFISH
Organism Type: a parrotfish
Synonyms: Scaridae
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Parent Codes: 37 990060     Perciformes
Child Codes: 37 386901     Bolbometopon spp.
37 386902     Calotomus spp.
37 386903     Cetoscarus spp.
37 386904     Chlorurus spp.
37 386905     Hipposcarus spp.
37 386906     Leptoscarus spp.
37 386907     Scarus spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
386000, 37 386900, 386900
Taxon Notes:Previously an independent family (Scaridae), now regarded as a subfamily of Labridae. 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-6-69934
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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