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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:f48ea118-2084-42d8-aa57-fe0b6c64cf9a

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:Cheilodactylus nigripes
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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: B. Hutchins, Western Australian Museum
    Rights: B. Hutchins, Western Australian Museum

Description

The species has a pale head and body with three dark bands, the central band usually the darkest. Interestingly, the fish can "turn off" the central band almost instantly, dramatically changing its colour pattern. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology
Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image
Encyclopedia of Life
Description
Reef Life Survey Images
Images, Occurrence record
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author
Wikipedia
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Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 2.707
Commercial_Uses: The species is very common on reefs along the southern coast but is not often caught by line
Common_Name: Magpie perch;
Depth: 1-60 m
Diet: it feeds on small invertebrates that are sucked off the bottom with a mouthful of sediment
Distribution: Albany, WA, to Kiama, NSW, and south to Bruny I, Tas.
Frequency: 17.365
Habitat: Sheltered and moderately exposed reef
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 410 mm
Range: 564.899
Threats: Recreational and commercial fishing
South Australian Fish from the AFD

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Cheilodactylus nigripes

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Goniistius vizonarius (Saville-Kent, 1887)
Published in: Scott, T.D., Glover, C.J.M. & Southcott, R.V. 1974. The Marine and Freshwater Fishes of South Australia Adelaide : Government Printer pp. 392 pp. figs
Goniistius vizonarius (Saville-Kent, 1887) (Saville-Kent, 1887)
Chilodactylus vizonarius Saville-Kent, 1888 Saville-Kent, 1888
Published in: Saville-Kent, W. 1888. Notes on the identity of certain Tasmanian fishes. Pap. Proc. R. Soc. Tas. Vol. 1887 pp. 47-48

Common Names

Common name Source
Magpie Perch
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Black-striped Morwong
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Magpie Morwong
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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
CHEILODACTYLIDAE
genus
Cheilodactylus
species
Cheilodactylus nigripes  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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