Name source
Australian Faunal Directory
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species
Data links
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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:4e293234-7335-4756-a5ec-1895294e7af8

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

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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:Lepidogalaxias salamandroides
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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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Terrestrial Habitats
Conservation status
IUCNNear Threatened (Lower Risk)

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Description

The Salamanderfish is a small elongate fish that can reach about 70 mm. The scaled body is olive with black blotches that can form a dark mid-lateral stripe extending through the eye. The belly is silvery-white and the fins are colourless. The dorsal fin is erect with 5–7 rays. The pelvic fins have elongate rays. ... source: Australian Biological Resources Study - Species Bank

The Salamanderfish is an elongate species with a cylindrical body and reddish eyes. It is greenish-brown above and pale below. It has dark blotches and silver speckles on the sides of the body. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

ANGFA
Images
Australian Biological Resources Study - Species Bank
Description, Distribution, Ecology, Threats
Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Images
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author
Wikipedia
Reference

Species Lists

Freshwater species

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Lepidogalaxias salamandroides

Common Names

Common name Source
Salamanderfish
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Long-finned Galaxias
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Scaled Galaxias
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Dwarf Pencilfish
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Mud Minnow
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Salmanderfish
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
EUTELEOSTEI
superorder
PROTACANTHOPTERYGII
order
SALMONIFORMES
suborder
OSMEROIDEI
family
GALAXIIDAE
subfamily
Lepidogalaxiinae
genus
Lepidogalaxias
species
Lepidogalaxias salamandroides  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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