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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:b5478149-9d5e-4c4e-8bb1-3f137cfbe14a

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

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

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia

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Description

The Australian Combtooth Blenny can be recognised by its colouration. The upper two thirds of the body is red-brown with two rows of white spots. The lower third is white. There is a white-edged red-brown stripe through the eyes extending to the rear of the operculum. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Video Page Url
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author
Wikipedia
Images

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Ecsenius australianus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Ecsenius opsifrontalis Chapman & Schultz, 1952
Published in: Springer, V.G. 1972. Additions to revisions of the blenniid fish genera Ecsenius and Entomacrodus, with descriptions of three new species of Ecsenius. Smithson. Contr. Zool. Vol. 134 pp. 1-13 figs 1-3
Ecsenius opsifrontalis Chapman & Schultz, 1952: Additions to revisions of the blenniid fish genera Ecsenius and Entomacrodus, with descriptions of three new species of Ecsenius. Smithson. Contr. Zool. Vol. 134 pp. 1-13 figs 1-3 Chapman & Schultz, 1952

Common Names

Common name Source
Australian Combtooth Blenny
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Australian Blenny
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Pale-spotted Coral Blenny
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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
BLENNIOIDEI
family
BLENNIIDAE
genus
Ecsenius
species
Ecsenius australianus  Recorded in Australia

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