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

Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:700375c6-5182-47a5-ba9a-a02ad8c040e2

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:Hoplostethus atlanticus
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

For more details on occurrence webservices, click here
For more details on names webservices, click here

Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats
Conservation status
AUConservation Dependent

Occurrence records map

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  • representative image of taxa
    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO
    Rights: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. Image enhanced during FRDC project

Description

The Orange Roughy has a moderately deep body that is covered with small ctenoid scales. There are deep mucous cavities on the head and 19 to 25 scutes on the belly. The body colour is orangish red. The fins are pale orange and the inside of the mouth and gill chambers are black. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat
Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Images
OZ Animals
Wikipedia
Morphology, Conservation, Threats, Reference, Images

Species Lists

EPBC_list_02072013
South Australian Fish from the AFD

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Hoplostethus atlanticus

Common Names

Common name Source
Orange Roughy
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Deep-sea Perch
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Orange Ruff
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Red Roughy
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Sea Perch
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Deep Sea Perch
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Orange Rough-fish
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Red Roughy
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Slimehead
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
EUTELEOSTEI
superorder
ACANTHOPTERYGII
order
BERYCIFORMES
family
TRACHICHTHYIDAE
genus
Hoplostethus
species
Hoplostethus atlanticus  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Charts showing breakdown of 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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