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Australian Faunal Directory
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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:abc56132-2f09-4811-be0d-13fc819383b1

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

RDF

To download an RDF/XML document for the concepts and names click here
A JSON view of this information is here here
A html view of this information is here here

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: BIO Photography Group, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario
    Rights: BIO Photography Group, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario

Description

The Coral Beauty is usually blue-purple on the head and the dorsal, anal and caudal fins. The centre of the body is orange to yellow, with blue lines or spots. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Two-Spined Angelfish has a bright blue purple head, dorsal fin, anal fins and tail. It has a rounded tail. The centre of the body is orange or yellow, with vertical blue bars sometimes broken into spots. Found singly or in small groups. A popular fish in the aquarium trade. 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
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author
Wikipedia
Images, Occurrence record

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Centropyge bispinosa

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Chaetodon diacanthus Bleeker, 1857 Bleeker, 1857
Published in: Bleeker, P. 1857. Achtste bijdrage tot de kennis der vischfauna van Amboina. Acta Soc. Sci. Indo-Neerl. Vol. 2 pp. 1-102
Holacanthus bispinosus Günther, 1860 Günther, 1860
Published in: Günther, A. 1860. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum. Catalogue of the acanthopterygian fishes in the collection of the British Museum. Squamipinnes, Cirrhitidae, Triglidae, Trachinidae, Sciaenidae, Polynemidae, Sphyraenidae, Trichiuridae, Scombridae, Carangidae, Xiphiidae London : British Museum Vol. 2 pp. 548 pp.

Common Names

Common name Source
Coral Beauty
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Two-spined Angelfish
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Twospine Angelfish
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Coral Beauty Angel
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Dusky Angelfish
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Two-spine Angelfish
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Twospined Angelfish
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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
PERCOIDEI
family
POMACANTHIDAE
genus
Centropyge
species
Centropyge bispinosa  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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