CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

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CAAB Code: 39 125902 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Aipysurus spp.  

Rank: Genus
CAAB category: 39 - Reptilia Reptiles
Family: 39 125 (sea snakes) - show full list
Common Name: [a sea snake]
Organism Type: a sea snake
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Habitat: Marine unspecified
Coastal (0-40m)
Parent Codes: 39 125000     Elapidae: Hydrophiinae
Child Codes: 39 125002     Aipysurus apraefrontalis
39 125003     Aipysurus duboisii
39 125005     Aipysurus foliosquama
39 125006     Aipysurus fuscus
39 125007     Aipysurus laevis
39 125004     Aipysurus mosaicus
39 125034     Aipysurus pooleorum
39 125008     Aipysurus tenuis
Taxon Notes:This code is provided for use when identification of a specimen to this level is sufficient, or when no further detail is available.

Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2019-11-21
View at Atlas of Living Australia
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2020-10-29
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Scientific Name
verified against
Sanders, K.L., Lee, M.S.Y., Mumpuni, Bertozzi, T., Rasmussen, A.R., 2013. Multilocus phylogeny and recent rapid radiation of the viviparous sea snakes (Elapidae: Hydrophiinae)., Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, Vol. 66: 575-591. . doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2012.09.021
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