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Australian Faunal Directory
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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:e69a8135-1039-4dfe-a6b2-ec48b5a4deac

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

RDF

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A JSON view of this information is here here
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Further details

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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: B. Hutchins, Western Australian Museum
    Rights: B. Hutchins, Western Australian Museum

Description

The Orangestripe Triggerfish can be recognised by its distinctive colouration. It is dark green, brown or greyish with diagonal orange to yellow lines on the body. There is a large black blotch on the caudal peduncle. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

The Orange-lined Triggerfish dark green, brown or grey with orange or yellow diagonal lines on the body and back of the head. There is also a diagonal band of narrow blue and orange stripes from the mouth to under the pectoral fin. It has black markings on the tail stem. The tail is orange. source: OZ Animals

Online resources

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

Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 1.428
Commercial_Uses: None, other than trivial captures for aquarium trade
Common_Name: Striped triggerfish;Orangestripe triggerfish
Depth: (0–10 m)
Diet: Invertebrates, Algae
Distribution: Indo-Pacific, Red Sea to Tuamoto islands and Japan to great Barrier Reef
Frequency: 7.407
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 300 mm
Range: 1064.828
Threats: No major threats to this species are known

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Balistapus undulatus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Balistes undulatus Park, 1797 Park, 1797
Published in: Park, M. 1797. Descriptions of eight new fishes from Sumatra. Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond. Vol. 3 pp. 33-38 fig. 1

Common Names

Common name Source
Orangestripe Triggerfish
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Orange-lined Triggerfish
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Orangestriped Triggerfish
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Red-lined Trigger-fish
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Striped Trigger-fish
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Vermiculated Triggerfish
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Orange Striped Triggerfish
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Red-lined Triggerfish
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Striped Triggerfish
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Undulate Triggerfish
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Undulated Triggerfish
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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
BALISTIDAE
genus
Balistapus
species
Balistapus undulatus  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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