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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:656e4154-8d7b-47a3-a5ce-005d1a63f14a

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

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http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=species:Dicotylichthys punctulatus
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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: K. Graham, NSW Fisheries
    Rights: K. Graham, NSW Fisheries

Online resources

Australian National Fish Collection Images
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Encyclopedia of Life
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Queensland Museum provider for OZCAM
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Reef Life Survey Images
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Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author

Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 1.265
Behaviour: The species is common in NSW and occurs both in estuaries and along the open coast
Commercial_Uses: None, other than trivial captures for aquarium trade
Common_Name: Three-bar porcupinefish;Threebar porcupine fish
Depth: 0–50 m
Distribution: Southern NSW to southern Qld and Flinders I, Tas.
Frequency: 4.015
Habitat: Reef, sand
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 430 mm
Range: 186.965
Synonyms: Dicotylichthys myersi [in Ogilby, 1910: 18; Moreton Bay]
Threats: No major threats to this species are known
similar_species: The three-barred porcupine fish differs from other local diodontids, including a few tropical species that occasionally drift south, by the regular pattern of small black spots over the body

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Dicotylichthys punctulatus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Atopomycterus diversispinis Bleeker, 1865 Bleeker, 1865
Published in: Bleeker, P. 1865. Atlas Ichthyologique des Indes Orientales Néerlandaises, publié sous les auspices du Gouvernement colonial néerlandais. Tome 5. Baudroies, Ostracions, Gymnodontes, Balistes Amsterdam : Fréd. Müller pp. 152 pp. pls 194-231
Dicotylichthys myersi Ogilby, 1910 Ogilby, 1910
Published in: Ogilby, J.D. 1910. On new or insufficiently described fishes. Proc. R. Soc. Qld Vol. 23 (1) pp. 1-55

Common Names

Common name Source
Threebar Porcupinefish
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Balloon-fish
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Burr-fish
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Myer's Porcupine-fish
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Spotted Porcupine Fish
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Three-bar Porcupine-fish
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Three-barred Porcupinefish
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Threebarred Porcupinefish
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Three Bar Porcupinefish
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
EUTELEOSTEI
superorder
ACANTHOPTERYGII
order
TETRAODONTIFORMES
suborder
TETRAODONTOIDEI
family
DIODONTIDAE
genus
Dicotylichthys
species
Dicotylichthys punctulatus  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

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