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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:a68c8d17-fd7e-4796-8650-683c0c6708fd

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

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:Acanthurus dussumieri
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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    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO
    Rights: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO

Description

The Eye stripe Surgeonfish has a yellow brown to gray brown body with fine with irregular blue lines . It has a yellow spot behind the eye, and a yellow band through the eye. The dorsal and anal fins are yellow with blue edges and a blue stripe at the fin base. The tail is blue with some black spots. ... source: OZ Animals

The Eyestripe Surgeonfish can be recognised by its colouration. It has a yellowish brown body covered with irregular blue lines. Its head is yellow with blue spots and lines. There is an irregular yellow spot behind the eye, and a yellow band across the interorbital. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology
Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Video Page Url, Images
OZ Animals
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat
Reef Life Survey Images
Images, Occurrence record
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author
Wikipedia
Reference

Species Lists

Tropical fish sightings on the Far South Coast NSW
Common / Alternate Name: Pencilled Surgeon
General comments: Narooma
Land / Aquatic: Aquatic
RLS profile v3
Abundance: 5.910
Common_Name: Pencilled surgeonfish;Pencil Surgeonfish; eyestripe surgeonfish
Depth: (0–14 m)
Description: test
Diet: Algae, Detritus, Plankton
Distribution: Indo-Pacific, East Africa to the Hawaiian islands and Japan to southern great Barrier Reef and Lord Howe Island
Frequency: 1.720
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 540 mm
Range: 2079.821
Threats: Subsistence fishing

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Acanthurus dussumieri

Common Names

Common name Source
Pencil Surgeonfish
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Dussumier's Surgeonfish
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Eyestripe Surgeonfish
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Ornate Surgeonfish
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Pencilled Surgeon
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Pencilled Surgeonfish
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Eye-stripe Surgeonfish
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Hawaiian Surgeonfish
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Ornate Sturgeonfish
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Palani
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Penciled Surgeonfish
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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
ACANTHUROIDEI
family
ACANTHURIDAE
genus
Acanthurus
species
Acanthurus dussumieri  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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