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Australian Faunal Directory
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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:b76dd6d7-1264-4ee0-a2e0-d1a23e3ca55a

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

Description

The Foxfish is brown to red or orange with a pale chin and two spots on the back. Juveniles are brown with three yellowish patches and a black area around the pectoral fin base. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

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

Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 1
Common_Name: Foxfish;
Depth: (0–36 m)
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific: Christmas Island in the eastern Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Philippines, north to southern Japan, south to the great Barrier Reef.
Frequency: 0.096
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 450 mm
Range: 10
Threats: Recreational and commercial fishing
South Australian Fish from the AFD

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Bodianus frenchii

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Trochocopus rufus Macleay, 1878 Macleay, 1878
Published in: Macleay, W.J. 1878. Descriptions of some new fishes from Port Jackson and King George's Sound. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. Ser. 1 Vol. 3 (1) pp. 33-37 pls 2-5
Cossyphus frenchii Klunzinger, 1879 Klunzinger, 1879
Published in: Klunzinger, C.B. 1879. Die v. Müller'sche Sammlung Australischer Fische. Anz. K. Akad. Wiss. Math.-Naturwiss Kl. Vol. 16 (22) pp. 254-261

Common Names

Common name Source
Foxfish
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Fox Wrasse
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Western Foxfish
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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 frenchii  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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