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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:037ab3e7-6f0e-4fba-93ae-74ab648b05e2

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

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

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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 species can be recognised by its colouration. It has a yellowish tinge with oblique purple-blue stripes. A yellow-edged black bar passes through the eye, and a narrow black line crosses the cheek behind the eye. The red-orange anal fin has a yellow-edged black band along its base. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

The Redfin Butterflyfish is yellow with horizontal purple blue stripes. The snout and forehead is black. The rest of the head is mainly yellow with a black bar through the eye, and a narrow vertical black line behind the eye. The base of the tail is grey. It gets its common name from the orange red on the anal fin.... source: OZ Animals

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology
Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Video Page Url, Images
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: 2.774
Behaviour: Generally occurs in pairs, which move slowly over the reef within small territories picking at small invertebrates.
Common_Name: Pinstriped butterflyfish;Redfin butterflyfish; Pinstripe Butterflyfish
Description: Rounded butterflyfish with apricot body, grey-blue oblique stripes along sides, and orange head with black vertical bar through eye and finer bars across snout and behind eye. Distinguished from very similar Chaetodon trifasciatus in having a pale rather than bright orange/red base of tail and Pacific Ocean distribution.
Frequency: 4.539
IUCN_Threat_status: Least Concern
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Range: 726.546
Threats: Overharvesting for aquarium trade

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Chaetodon lunulatus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Chaetodon trifasciatus Park, 1797
Chaetodon trifasciatus Park, 1797 Park, 1797

Common Names

Common name Source
Pinstripe Butterflyfish
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Lineated Butterfly-fish
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Pacific Pinstriped Butterflyfish
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Pinstriped Butterflyfish
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Red-striped Butterfly-fish
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Redfin Butterflyfish
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Striped Butterflyfish
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Oval 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 lunulatus  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

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