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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:a877011b-089b-48b2-afcc-5365037b4f2f

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:Bodianus axillaris
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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  • representative image of taxa
    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: J.E. Randall
    Rights: J.E. Randall

Description

Adult Axilspot Hogfish are red-brown anteriorly, grading to white posteriorly. They have a large black spot on the pectoral fin base, on the soft dorsal fin and on the anal fin. Juveniles are black with two rows of large white spots. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

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

Species Lists

Tropical fish sightings on the Far South Coast NSW
Common / Alternate Name: Coral pigfish
General comments: Narooma
Land / Aquatic: Aquatic
RLS profile v3
Abundance: 1.634
Common_Name: Coral hogfish;Coral Pigfish
Depth: (0–12 m)
Distribution: Indo-Pacific, Red Sea to Tuamoto islands and Japan to South Africa.
Frequency: 1.305
IUCN_Threat_status: Least Concern
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Range: 1718.240
Threats: Recreational and commercial fishing

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Bodianus axillaris

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Labrus axillaris Bennett, 1832 Bennett, 1832
Published in: Bennett, E.T. 1832. Observations on a collection of fishes from Mauritius, presented by Mr Telfair, with characters of new genera and species, remaining portion. Proc. Comm. Sci. Corr. Zool. Soc. Lond. Vol. 1 pp. 165-169

Common Names

Common name Source
Coral Pigfish
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Axil Hogfish
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Axil Pigfish
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Axilspot Hogfish
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Bicolor Wrasse
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Coral Hogfish
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Polkadot Wrasse
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Turncoat Hogfish
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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
LABROIDEI
family
LABRIDAE
subfamily
Labrinae
genus
Bodianus
species
Bodianus axillaris  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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