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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:5a3b7e85-72b7-421e-9903-8757a1ad9bed

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.

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WMS

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http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=species:Arothron manilensis
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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-lined Pufferfish is white to brown with many darker yellow to black lines on the body. The line pattern is heavier on the back and sides and paler on the underside. Some fish are boldly patterned and some have very faint pattern. It has a large black spot around the base of the pectoral fin.... source: OZ Animals

The Narrow-lined Pufferfish is white to brown with yellow to black lines on the body. The pectoral fin base is surrounded by a large black spot. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology
Australian National Fish Collection Images
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Encyclopedia of Life
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OZ Animals
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat
Reef Life Survey Images
Images, Occurrence record
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author
Wikipedia
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Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 1.285
Commercial_Uses: None, other than trivial captures for aquarium trade
Common_Name: Narrow-lined pufferfish;Narrowlined Puffer
Depth: (0–8 m)
Diet: Invertebrates
Distribution: West Pacific, Borneo to Samoa and Ryukyu Islands to Australia
Frequency: 1.851
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 310 mm
Range: 1161.019
Threats: No major threats to this species are known

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Arothron manilensis

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Tetrodon manilensis Procé, 1822 Procé, 1822
Published in: Procé, M. de. 1822. Sur plusieurs espèces nouvelles de poissons et de crustacés observées dans un voyage de France à Manille. Bull. Soc. Philomath. Paris Vol. 1822 pp. 129-134
Tetrodon virgatus Richardson, 1846 Richardson, 1846
Published in: Richardson, J.. Ichthyology. The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror under the Command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, R.N., F.R.S., during the years 1839–43 Vol. 2 pp. 139 pp. 53-74 pls 31-41, 43-44 & 53 (part)

Common Names

Common name Source
Narrowlined Puffer
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Manilla Puffer
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Narrow Lined Puffer
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Narrow-lined Pufferfish
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Narrow-lined Toadfish
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Striped Puffer
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Narrow-lined Puffer
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Narrowlined Toadfish
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
EUTELEOSTEI
superorder
ACANTHOPTERYGII
order
TETRAODONTIFORMES
suborder
TETRAODONTOIDEI
family
TETRAODONTIDAE
genus
Arothron
species
Arothron manilensis  Recorded in Australia

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