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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:2c4c6232-22d4-4307-947f-0387f9b448f5

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:Dascyllus aruanus
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: B. Hutchins, Western Australian Museum
    Rights: B. Hutchins, Western Australian Museum

Description

The species is distinctively barred in black and white. The snout and tail are both white, source: Australian Museum Factsheets

The Humbug is a small fish from the coral reefs. It is white with three black bands on body. There is no black markings on the tail. The young are nearly all black source: OZ Animals

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat
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

Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 29.792
Commercial_Uses: None, other than trivial captures for aquarium trade
Common_Name: Humbug damsel;Banded Humbug; humbug dascyllus
Depth: (0–16 m)
Diet: Plankton, Algae, Fishes
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific, Red Sea to Tuamoto islands and Japan to Australia.
Frequency: 5.062
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 100 mm
Range: 1868.848
Threats: No major threats to this species are known
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 173476
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 3
URL: http://nas2.er.usgs.gov/viewer/omap.aspx?SpeciesID=2805
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 168067
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 0
URL: http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/CollectionInfo.aspx?SpeciesID=2805
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 31397
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 1
URL: http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?SpeciesID=2805
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 35007
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 3
URL: http://nas2.er.usgs.gov/viewer/omap.aspx?SpeciesID=2805
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 33202
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 3
URL: http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/SpeciesMap.aspx?SpeciesID=2805
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 169870
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 1
URL: http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?SpeciesID=2805
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 171673
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 3
URL: http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/SpeciesMap.aspx?SpeciesID=2805
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 29592
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 0
URL: http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/CollectionInfo.aspx?SpeciesID=2805

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Dascyllus aruanus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Chaetodon aruanus 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
Dascyllus blochii Castelnau, 1875 Castelnau, 1875
Published in: Castelnau, F.L. de 1875. Researches on the fishes of Australia. Intercolonial Exhibition Essays. 2. pp. 1–52 in, Philadelphia Centennial Exhibition of 1876 : Official Record. Melbourne

Common Names

Common name Source
Banded Humbug
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Humbug
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Humbug Dascyllus
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White-tailed Footballer
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Black And White Damselfish
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Black-and-white Damselfish
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Common Humbug
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Damselfish
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Humbug Damselfish
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Three-stripe Damsel
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Threestripe Damselfish
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White Tailed Damsel
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White Tailed Damselfish
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Whitetail Dascyllus
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Zebra Humbug
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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
POMACENTRIDAE
genus
Dascyllus
species
Dascyllus aruanus  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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