Name source
Australian Faunal Directory
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species
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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:1f297841-fe39-41e1-aede-0d33df5092b3

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

RDF

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A JSON view of this information is here here
A html view of this information is here here

Further details

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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: BIO Photography Group, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario
    Rights: BIO Photography Group, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario

Description

The Harlequin Tuskfish can be easily recognised by its striking colouration. Adults have eight blue-edged orange bands, three of which are on the head. The rear of the body darkens with age. The teeth are blue. Juveniles have brown banding on the body and ocelli in the dorsal and anal fins. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

The Harlequin Tuskfish is a striking fish with eight orange or reddish bands with blue edges alternating with white or bluish bands. There are three bands on the head and five on the body. The back of the body darkens with age, with the orange bands turning dark. It has blue teeth. Juveniles have brown bands and eye shaped markings on the dorsal and anal fins.... source: OZ Animals

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat
Australian National Fish Collection Images
Images, Occurrence record, Authoritative image
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Video Page Url, Images, Occurrence record
Flickr EOL
Images, Occurrence record
Lizard Island Research Station
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
Morphology, Diet, Reference, Images, Occurrence record

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Choerodon fasciatus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Xiphochilus fasciatus Günther, 1867 Günther, 1867
Published in: Günther, A. 1867. Descriptions of some new or little known species of fishes in the collection of the British Museum. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. Vol. 1867 pp. 99-104 pl. 10

Common Names

Common name Source
Harlequin Tuskfish
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Harlequin Tusk Fish
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Harlequin Tusk-fish
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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
LABROIDEI
family
LABRIDAE
subfamily
Labrinae
genus
Choerodon
species
Choerodon fasciatus  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

Name references found in the TROVE - NLA

Genbank

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