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)  »  Diodontidae (family)

CAAB Code: 37 469000 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority


Rank: Family
CAAB category: 37 - Pisces Fishes
Family: 37 469 Diodontidae (Porcupinefishes) - show full list
Standard Name: porcupinefishes
Common Names List: porcupine fishes
Organism Type: a porcupinefish
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Parent Codes: 37 990075     Tetraodontiformes
Child Codes: 37 469901     Allomycterus spp.
37 469902     Chilomycterus spp.
37 469903     Cyclichthys spp.
37 469904     Dicotylichthys spp.
37 469905     Diodon spp.
37 469906     Lophodiodon spp.
37 469907     Tragulichthys spp.
Previous Codes
(if any)
469000, 37 469501, 469501
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [22] 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
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