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)  »  Tetraodontiformes (order)  »  Ostraciidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 466912 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 466 Ostraciidae (Boxfishes, Cowfishes, Turretfishes) - show full list
Standard Name: [a boxfish, a cowfish, a turretfish]
Common Names List: boxfishes, cowfishes, turretfishes
Organism Type: a boxfish, a cowfish, a turretfish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Parent Codes: 37 466000     Ostraciidae, Aracanidae
Child Codes: 37 466901     Acanthostracion spp.
37 466907     Lactoria spp.
37 466908     Ostracion spp.
37 466910     Rhynchostracion spp.
37 466911     Tetrosomus spp.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2021-05-05
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