Name source
Australian Faunal Directory
Rank
species
Data links
LSID JSON / WMS /RDF

Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:ac2605e8-ef86-4894-be3d-67c3be3cde41

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

For a JSON view of this data, click here

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

RDF

To download an RDF/XML document for the concepts and names click here
A JSON view of this information is here here
A html view of this information is here here

Further details

For more details on occurrence webservices, click here
For more details on names webservices, click here

Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats
 Terrestrial Habitats

Occurrence records map

occurrence map map legend

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  • representative image of taxa
    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO
    Rights: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. Image enhanced during FRDC project

Online resources

ANGFA
Images
Australian National Fish Collection Images
Images, Occurrence record, Authoritative image
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Images, Occurrence record
Wikipedia
Images, Occurrence record

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Anguilla australis

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Anguilla australis occidentalis Schmidt, 1928 Schmidt, 1928
Published in: Schmidt, J. 1928. The freshwater eels of Australia with some remarks on the short-finned species of Anguilla. Rec. Aust. Mus. Vol. 16 (4) pp. 179-210 figs 1-14

Common Names

Common name Source
Southern Shortfin Eel
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Australian Shortfinned Eel
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Freshwater Eel
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River Eel
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Short-fin Eel
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Short-finned Eel
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Shortfin Eel
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Shortfinned Eel
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Silver Eel
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Yellow Eel
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Australian Short-finned Eel
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
ELOPOMORPHA
order
ANGUILLIFORMES
family
ANGUILLIDAE
genus
Anguilla
species
Anguilla australis  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Charts showing breakdown of 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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