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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:8af92caf-6e08-449c-be04-9551a06ed998

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:Heniochus acuminatus
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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats

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    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO
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Description

Adult Longfin Bannerfish have a long tapering dorsal filament. The body is white with two broad black bands. The soft dorsal and caudal fins are yellow. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

The species are social fish, and found in pairs or in shoals. They are a very passive fish, and rarely territorial. Some individuals even act as cleaners, especially when young, by removing parasites from other fish. source: Wikipedia

Online resources

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

Species Lists

Tropical fish sightings on the Far South Coast NSW
Common / Alternate Name: Reef Bannerfish
General comments: Narooma
Land / Aquatic: Aquatic
RLS profile v3
Abundance: 1.930
Behaviour: Generally occurs in pairs, which are closely associated with the seabed and that slowly pick at small invertebrates.
Common_Name: Longfin Bannerfish;
Description: Striped bannerfish with very long tapering filament from start of dorsal fin, two large oblique bands across body, and yellow dorsal and tail fins. Differs in very minor features from Heniochus diphreutes: flatter underside of head, second black band extends slightly further forward on anal fin, 11 rather than 12 dorsal spines, and solitary or paired behaviour rather than ocurring in larger groups.
Frequency: 1.345
IUCN_Threat_status: Least Concern
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Range: 1790.481
Threats: Overharvesting for aquarium trade

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Heniochus acuminatus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Chaetodon acuminatus 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
Chaetodon macrolepidotus 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

Common Names

Common name Source
Longfin Bannerfish
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Common Bannerfish
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Feather-fin Bull-fish
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Pennant Coral Fish
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Reef Bannerfish
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Bannerfish
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Coachman
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Feather-fin Bullfish
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Featherfin Coralfish
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Pennant Bannerfish
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Pennant Corafish
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Pennant Coralfish
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Wimple Fish
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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
PERCOIDEI
family
CHAETODONTIDAE
genus
Heniochus
species
Heniochus acuminatus  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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