Name source
Australian Faunal Directory
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species
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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:5edd2a71-99ca-4113-9a7b-5b6b3142ad0c

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 flavirostris
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 Dusky Butterflyfish can be recognised by the yellow area on its snout, the dark band below the eye and dark body colour. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

The Dusky Butterflyfish has a black or dark grey color with yellow rim on the dorsal fin and anal fin. The tail is yellow with vertical black band. The snout is yellow with white tip. There is a dark band below the eye and there is a black bump is on the forehead. source: OZ Animals

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology
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, Reproduction, Images, Occurrence record
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: Dusky Butterflyfish
General comments: Narooma
Land / Aquatic: Aquatic
RLS profile v3
Abundance: 4.038
Behaviour: Generally occurs in pairs, which move slowly over the reef within small territories picking at small invertebrates.
Common_Name: Dusky butterflyfish;Black butterflyfish
Description: Rounded butterflyfish with black body, orange and white snout, and orange margin to dorsal, tail and anal fins.
Frequency: 4.204
IUCN_Threat_status: Least Concern
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Range: 347.034
Threats: Overharvesting for aquarium trade

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Chaetodon flavirostris

Common Names

Common name Source
Dusky Butterflyfish
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Black Butterflyfish
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Dusky Butterfly-fish
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Yellow-faced Butterfly-fish
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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 flavirostris  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Charts showing breakdown of 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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