Name source
Australian Faunal Directory
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species
Data links
LSID JSON / WMS /RDF

Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:ee6aa47c-9e1e-4869-b0cd-85f094a5344f

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

For a JSON view of this data, click here

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

RDF

To download an RDF/XML document for the concepts and names click here
A JSON view of this information is here here
A html view of this information is here here

Further details

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For more details on names webservices, click here

Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats

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  • representative image of taxa
    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: J.E. Randall
    Rights: J.E. Randall

Description

Coloration is yellowish, densely mottled with dark brown, with the front of the head purplish grey and the posterior margins of fins yellow-green. The eyes are reddish and the gill opening is a black blotch. Juveniles sometimes are bright yellow with brown blotches. It is generally reef-associated and strictly marine. ... source: Marine Education Society of Australasia

Online resources

Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image, Images, Occurrence record
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Video Page Url, Images, Occurrence record
Marine Education Society of Australasia
Description, Distribution, Ecology
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author
Wikipedia
Images, Occurrence record

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Gymnothorax flavimarginatus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Muraena flavimarginata Rüppell, 1830 Rüppell, 1830
Published in: Rüppell, W.P.E. 1830. Atlas zu der Reise im nördlichen Afrika. Fische des Rothen Meeres. 3 Frankfurt : H.L. Brünner pp. 95-141 pls 25-35

Common Names

Common name Source
Yellowmargin Moray
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Leopard Eel
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Yellow Margin Moray
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Yellow-edged Moray
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Leopard Moray
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Speckled Moray
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Yellow Edged Moray
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Yellow Moray Eel
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Yellow-edged Moray Eel
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Yellow-margin Moray
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Yellow-margined Moray
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Yellow-margined Moray Eel
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Yellowedged Moray
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
ELOPOMORPHA
order
ANGUILLIFORMES
family
MURAENIDAE
genus
Gymnothorax
species
Gymnothorax flavimarginatus  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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