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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:7d184735-fd6e-49de-9839-5b05be202dc8

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.

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WMS

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http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=species:Isistius brasiliensis
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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats
Conservation status
IUCNLeast Concern

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

Description

The cookiecutter shark has an elongated, cigar-shaped body with a short, bulbously rounded snout. The nostrils have a very short flap of skin in front. The large, oval, green eyes are placed forward on the head, though not such that there is extensive binocular vision . Behind the eyes are large spiracles , positioned on the upper surface of the head. ... source: Wikipedia

Online resources

Australian National Fish Collection Images
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Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Isistius brasiliensis

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Dalatias brasiliensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
Published in: Gray, J.E. 1851. List of the Specimens of Fish in the Collection of the British Museum. Chondropterygii London : British Museum pp. 160 pp., 2 pls
Dalatias brasiliensis (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824) (Quoy & Gaimard, 1824)
Scymnus brasiliensis Quoy & Gaimard, 1824 Quoy & Gaimard, 1824
Published in: Quoy, J.R.C. & Gaimard, J.P. 1824. Chapter 8. Poissons. Voyage autour du Monde, entrepris par ordre du Roi, exécuté sur les corvettes de S.M. Uranie et la Physicienne, pendant les années 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820 Vol. 1 pp. 712 pp. 96 pls pp. 183-328 pls 43-65
Leius ferox Kner, 1865 Kner, 1865
Published in: Kner, R. 1865. Fische aus dem naturhistorischen Museum der Herren J.C. Godeffroy und Sohn in Hamburg. Denkschr. K. Akad. Wiss. Wien Vol. 24 (1) pp. 177-188 [reprint pages 1-12] pls 1-4

Common Names

Common name Source
Smalltooth Cookiecutter Shark
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Cigar Shark
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Cookie-cutter Shark
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Luminous Shark
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Pigmy Shark
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Smooth Cookiecutter Shark
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Cookie Cutter Shark
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
CHONDRICHTHYES
subclass
ELASMOBRANCHII
order
SQUALIFORMES
family
DALATIIDAE
genus
Isistius
species
Isistius brasiliensis  Recorded in Australia

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