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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:99c29e7c-5b04-4e57-8e6b-82aa442a801a

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

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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

Three colour forms are known. The fish in the image is the two-coloured form, which is bright orange posteriorly. The second form is dark brown all over, and the third form has a more complex pattern with a black and a white stripe along the body. All three forms have a curved pinkish marking behind the eye.... source: Australian Museum Factsheets

The Bicolor Blenny occurs in three colour forms. One form is black at the front and yellow or orange at the back (the bicolor phase). The second form is dark brown all over. The third form is black above with broad white band along the side. All three forms have a curved pink marking behind the eye. source: OZ Animals

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat
Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Video Page Url, Images
OZ Animals
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat, Diet, Reproduction
Reef Life Survey Images
Images, Occurrence record
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author
Wikipedia
Reference

Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 1.647
Commercial_Uses: None, other than trivial captures for aquarium trade
Common_Name: Bicolor blenny;Bicolor Combtooth Blenny; bicolor blenny
Depth: (0–15 m)
Diet: Algae
Distribution: Indo-Pacific, Maldives to the Phoenix Islands and Ryukyu Islands to Australia
Frequency: 1.582
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 110 mm
Range: 778.883
Threats: No major threats to this species are known

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Ecsenius bicolor

Common Names

Common name Source
Bicolor Combtooth Blenny
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Bicolor Blenny
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Bicolour Blenny
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Two-colour Comb-tooth
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Two-colour Combtooth Blenny
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Two-colored Blenny
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Two-coloured Blenny
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Two-tone Combtooth-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 bicolor  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

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