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Australian Faunal Directory
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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:c1423d53-80a5-4241-b11f-02f5220c7bf2

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:Bothus pantherinus
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: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO
    Rights: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO

Description

The Leopard flounder is a highly compressed fish up to 39 centimeters (15 in) long, one of the lefteye flounders , meaning that the right eye has migrated to the left side of the body. The male has an elongate pectoral fin which signals in courtship or territorial displays and when alarmed. source: Wikipedia

The Panther Flounder is brown with a pattern resembling small flowers made up of dark spots surrounded by pale spots. There are also numerous orange spots and usually a singe dark blotch on the straight portion of the lateral line. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

The Panther Flounder is brown with a pattern of dark spots surrounded by paler spots. It also has numerous orange spots and usually a singe dark blotch on the middle straight section of the lateral line. It is a "lefteye flounder" - the right eye has migrated to the left side of the body. There are narrow dark crossbars on pectoral fins of the eyed side. ... source: OZ Animals

Online resources

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

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Bothus pantherinus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Rhombus pantherinus Rüppell, 1830 Rüppell, 1830
Published in: Rüppell, W.P.E. 1830. Atlas zu der Reise im nördlichen Afrika. Fische des Rothen Meeres. 3 Frankfurt : H.L. Brünner pp. 95-141 pls 25-35

Common Names

Common name Source
Leopard Flounder
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Panther Flounder
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Flounder
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
EUTELEOSTEI
superorder
ACANTHOPTERYGII
order
PLEURONECTIFORMES
suborder
PLEURONECTOIDEI
family
BOTHIDAE
genus
Bothus
species
Bothus pantherinus  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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