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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:2ce3644a-806f-4045-9177-8f6f44e21d94

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 vagabundus
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

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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 Vagabond Butterflyfish has a white body with two sets of thin dark lines perpendicular to each other. One set of lines is on the front on the body and slope upwards from the head and pectoral fin towards the dorsal fin; the other set of lines slopes downwards from the centre of the body. There is a black band through the eye, and thin yellow lines between the eyes and on the forehead. ... source: OZ Animals

Online resources

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
Images

Species Lists

Tropical fish sightings on the Far South Coast NSW
Common / Alternate Name: Vagabond Butterflyfish
General comments: Nelson's Lake
Land / Aquatic: Aquatic
RLS profile v3
Abundance: 2.013
Behaviour: Generally occurs in pairs, which move slowly over the reef within small territories picking at small invertebrates.
Common_Name: Vagabond butterflyfish;
Description: Squarish butterflyfish with thin black stripes forming chevrons across white sides of body, black vertical bar through eye and another at rear of body, and orange dorsal, anal and tail fins.
Diet: Carnivore
Frequency: 3.020
IUCN_Threat_status: Least Concern
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Range: 634.450
Threats: Overharvesting for aquarium trade

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Chaetodon vagabundus

Common Names

Common name Source
Vagabond Butterflyfish
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Criss-cross Butterfly-fish
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Vagabond Butterfly-fish
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Butterfly Fish
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Vagabond Coralfish
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Vagabond's 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 vagabundus  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Name references found in the TROVE - NLA

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