Name source
Australian Faunal Directory
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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:f57fb160-dcc7-4311-9795-fb845a2c328d

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:Aeoliscus strigatus
For higher taxa, this will give you a hierarchical listing of layers for each taxon.

RDF

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Further details

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats

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

Description

The Razorfish has a highly compressed body that is encased in thin plates. It has a long pointed snout and an elongated dorsal spine with a moveable tip. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

The Razorfish is variable in color depending on habitat. It is greenish-yellow with diffused stripe along the body when amongst seagrass. It is light with black stripe along body when over sand or rubble sea floor. The dorsal fin spine is hinged. The body is covered with thin transparent plates. They swim in groups with each fish vertical with head pointing downwards.... source: OZ Animals

Online resources

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

Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 60
Commercial_Uses: None, other than trivial captures for aquarium trade
Common_Name: Jointed razorfish;
Depth: (0–10 m)
Diet: Plankton, Invertebrates, Algae
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific, Tanzania to Australia and Japan to Australia
Frequency: 0.308
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 150 mm
Range: 10
Threats: No major threats to this species are known

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Aeoliscus strigatus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Amphisile strigata Günther, 1861 Günther, 1861
Published in: Günther, A. 1861. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum. Catalogue of the acanthopterygian fishes in the collection of the British Museum London : British Museum Vol. 3 pp. 586 pp.

Common Names

Common name Source
Jointed Razorfish
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Coral Shrimpfish
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Jointed Razor-fish
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Razor Fish
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Shrimpfish
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Razorfish
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Shrimp Fish
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
EUTELEOSTEI
superorder
ACANTHOPTERYGII
order
GASTEROSTEIFORMES
family
CENTRISCIDAE
genus
Aeoliscus
species
Aeoliscus strigatus  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Name references found in the TROVE - NLA

Genbank

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