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Australian Faunal Directory
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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:1631b516-dc21-427a-8c07-43b761fb4873

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:Chaetodon baronessa
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

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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 Eastern Triangular Butterflyfish has a silvery purple body with cream or yellow chevron-shaped markings. There are three dark bars on the head including one through the eye. It has a broad dark bar with yellow edges on the tail. It has a highly compressed body enabling it to shelter amongst coral branches.... source: OZ Animals

Online resources

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

Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 3.352
Behaviour: Generally occurs in pairs, which move slowly over the reef within small territories picking at small invertebrates.
Common_Name: Triangular butterflyfish;
Description: Buttterflyfish with thin cream chevron-shaped lines across purple-grey body, three dark vertical bars across head, and dark bar with pale edges across tail. Distinguished from very similar Chaetodon triangulum by possessing a yellowish-grey rather than black tail.
Frequency: 21.913
IUCN_Threat_status: Least Concern
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Range: 141.668
Threats: Overharvesting for aquarium trade

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Chaetodon baronessa

Common Names

Common name Source
Triangular Butterflyfish
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Baroness Butterflyfish
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Baronessa Butterflyfish
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Herringbone Coralfish
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Pacific Triangular Butterflyfish
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Triangular Coralfish
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Eastern Triangle Butterflyfish
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Eastern Triangular Butterflyfish
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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
CHAETODONTIDAE
genus
Chaetodon
species
Chaetodon baronessa  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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