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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:7ed44541-8547-4298-aa6c-8702d08adafc

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

JSON

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WMS

To use WMS services, copy and paste the following GetCapabilities URL into your OGC client (e.g. uDIG, ESRI ArcGIS)
http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=species:Acanthochromis polyacanthus
For higher taxa, this will give you a hierarchical listing of layers for each taxon.

RDF

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats

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  • representative image of taxa
    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: BIO Photography Group, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario
    Rights: BIO Photography Group, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario

Online resources

Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Images, Occurrence record
Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image, Images, Occurrence record
Encyclopedia of Life
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Queensland Museum provider for OZCAM
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Reef Life Survey Images
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Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author
Wikipedia
Reference

Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 43.265
Commercial_Uses: None, other than trivial captures for aquarium trade
Common_Name: Spiny chromis;Spiny Puller; spiny chromis
Depth: (0–10 m)
Diet: Plankton, Algae
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific, Indonesia to Melanesia.
Frequency: 18.249
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 140 mm
Range: 670.877
Threats: No major threats to this species are known

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Acanthochromis polyacanthus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Dascyllus polyacanthus Bleeker, 1855 Bleeker, 1855
Published in: Bleeker, P. 1855. Derde bijdrage tot de kennis der ichthyologische fauna van Batjan. Natuurwet. Tijdschr. Ned.-Indië Vol. 9 pp. 491-504
Heptadecanthus longicaudis Alleyne & Macleay, 1877 Alleyne & Macleay, 1877
Published in: Alleyne, H.G. & Macleay, W.J. 1877. The ichthyology of the Chevert Expedition. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. Vol. 1 (3–4) pp. 261-281, 321-359, pls 3-9, 10-17
Heptadecanthus brevipinnis De Vis, 1885 De Vis, 1885
Published in: De Vis, C.W. 1885. New fishes in the Queensland Museum. No. 5. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. Ser. 1 Vol. 9 (4) pp. 869-887
Heptadecanthus maculosus De Vis, 1885 De Vis, 1885
Published in: De Vis, C.W. 1885. New fishes in the Queensland Museum. No. 5. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. Ser. 1 Vol. 9 (4) pp. 869-887

Common Names

Common name Source
Spiny Puller
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Spiny Chromis
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Spiny-tail Puller
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Spotty-tail
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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
Acanthochromis
species
Acanthochromis polyacanthus  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Genbank

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