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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:e2ccf2f7-36a0-43d1-ace1-581f03dc9610

LSIDs are persistent, location-independent,resource identifiers for uniquely naming biologically significant resources including species names, concepts, occurrences, genes or proteins, or data objects that encode information about them. To put it simply, LSIDs are a way to identify and locate pieces of biological information on the web.

Data Links

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WMS

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http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=species:Abudefduf bengalensis
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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats

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    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO
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Description

The Narrow-Banded Sergeant Major is white with six or seven black bands on the body. It has rounded caudal fin lobes. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

The Narrow-Banded Sergeant Major is a white fish with six or seven narrow black bands on the body. The tail has rounded lobes. They are seen as individuals or in small groups . source: OZ Animals

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat
Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Video Page Url, Images
Lizard Island Research Station
Images, Occurrence record
OZ Animals
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat, Diet
Queensland Museum provider for OZCAM
Images, Occurrence record
Reef Life Survey Images
Images, Occurrence record
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author

Species Lists

Tropical fish sightings on the Far South Coast NSW
Common / Alternate Name: Bengal sargeant
General comments: Merimbula
Land / Aquatic: Aquatic
RLS profile v3
Abundance: 14.204
Commercial_Uses: None, other than trivial captures for aquarium trade
Common_Name: Narrow-banded Sergeant Major;Bengal sergeant
Depth: (0–13 m)
Diet: Plankton, Algae
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific, Eastern Indian Ocean, Australia to Japan
Frequency: 6.572
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 170 mm
Range: 1609.009
Synonyms: Abudefduf affinis
Threats: No major threats to this species are known

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Abudefduf bengalensis

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Chaetodon bengalensis Bloch, 1787 Bloch, 1787
Published in: Bloch, M.E. 1787. Naturgeschichte der ausländischen Fische Berlin : J. Morino Vol. 3 pp. 146 pp. pls 181-216
Glyphisodon palmeri Ogilby, 1913 Ogilby, 1913
Published in: Ogilby, J.D. 1913. On six new or rare Queensland fishes. Mem. Qld Mus. Vol. 2 pp. 81-89 figs 21-23

Common Names

Common name Source
Bengal Sergeant
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Bengal Sergeant-major
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Narrow-banded Sergeant Major
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Palmer's Damsel-fish
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Bengal's Sergeant
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Sergeant-major
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Sergeants
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
EUTELEOSTEI
superorder
ACANTHOPTERYGII
order
PERCIFORMES
suborder
LABROIDEI
family
POMACENTRIDAE
genus
Abudefduf
species
Abudefduf bengalensis  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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