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Australian Faunal Directory
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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:5c8e3160-40f8-492f-a490-5a2d5aeec860

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:Chelmon rostratus
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
 Marine Habitats

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    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: BIO Photography Group, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario
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Description

These fish are easily identified by the yellow banding and long snout, juveniles being similar to adults. They grow up to 20 cm in length source: Wikipedia

The Beaked Coralfish has a very long snout and tall dorsal and anal fins. It has three orange bars and an ocellus on the dorsal fin rays. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

The Beaked Coralfish is white with three bright vertical orange bands. It has a very long white beak and dark "eye" spot (ocellis) on the dorsal fin. Adults are usually seen swimming in pairs. Juveniles remain well hidden and are usually solitary. source: OZ Animals

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Images, Occurrence record
Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Images, Occurrence record
Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image, Images, Occurrence record
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Images, Occurrence record, Video Page Url
Flickr EOL
Images, Occurrence record
OZ Animals
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat, Diet, Images, Occurrence record
Reef Life Survey Images
Images, Occurrence record
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author
Wikipedia
Description, Reference, Images, Occurrence record

Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 1.530
Behaviour: Generally occurs in pairs, which move slowly over the reef within small territories picking at small invertebrates.
Common_Name: Beaked Coralfish;
Description: Squarish butterflyfish with prominent snout, orange vertical bars bordered with black across eye and behind head, white sides, and yellow bars across centre of body and rear. Distinguished from the closely-related Chelmon marginalis by possessing a broad yellow bar across centre of body.
Frequency: 15.123
IUCN_Threat_status: Least Concern
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Range: 528.947
Threats: Overharvesting for aquarium trade

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Chelmon rostratus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Chaetodon rostratus Linnaeus, 1758 Linnaeus, 1758
Published in: Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna tria Naturae, secundem Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentis, Synonymis, Locis. Tom.1 Editio decima, reformata Holmiae : Laurentii Salvii pp. 824

Common Names

Common name Source
Beaked Coralfish
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Copperbanded Butterflyfish
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Banded Longsnout Butterflyfish
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Beaked Butterflyfish
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Beaked Or Copper-banded Butterflyfish
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Breaked Coral Fish
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Copper-banded Butterflyfish
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Copperband Butterflyfish
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Longnose Butterflyfish
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Longnosed 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
Chelmon
species
Chelmon rostratus  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Genbank

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