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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:1c51e288-02c1-45d3-8e7c-3b6667533908

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

RDF

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats

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    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO
    Rights: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. Image enhanced during FRDC project

Description

The Dorab Wolf Herring has an elongate, compressed body with a sharp belly. The body is covered with small cycloid scales. The single dorsal fin and anal fin are positioned in the posterior half of the body. The upward-directed mouth has large canine teeth in both jaws. There are two forward-pointing canine teeth on the premaxillae.... source: Australian Museum Factsheets

The Dorab Wolf Herring has an elongated body covered with small scales. It has a single dorsal fin and anal fin positioned in the back half of the body. The mouth tilts upward and has large canine teeth in both jaws. The fish is blue-green above, with a tinge of violet, and silver on the sides and underside. ... source: OZ Animals

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat
Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Images
OZ Animals
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat, Diet
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author
Wikipedia
Images

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Chirocentrus dorab

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Clupea dorab Forsskål, 1775 Forsskål, 1775
Published in: Forsskål, P. 1775. Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Adjuncta est materia medica kahirina atque tabula maris rubri geographica Hauniae : Mölleri pp. 1-20 + i-xxxiv + 1-164, 43, pls

Common Names

Common name Source
Dorab Wolf Herring
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Knife-fish
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Leaping Silver-bar
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Ribbon-fish
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Wolf Herring
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Blackfin Wolf Herring
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Dorab
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Sabre Fish
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Sabre Fish Silver Bar
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Silver Bar
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Silver Barfish
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Siver Boar
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Whitefin Wolf-herring
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
CLUPEOMORPHA
order
CLUPEIFORMES
family
CHIROCENTRIDAE
genus
Chirocentrus
species
Chirocentrus dorab  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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