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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:ddce9492-1685-411d-9ab2-7ac44c259433

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

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

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats
 Marine Habitats
 Terrestrial Habitats

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    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 Goldspot Mullet can be separated from the other Australian species by the lack of an

at the base of the

and by the number of

scales (35-38) and anal fin rays (10). The species is light brown above, silver below and has dusky coloured dorsal and caudal fins. The eyes of live fish are purple with golden flecks, and the posterior region of the

is golden.... source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

ANGFA
Images
Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat
Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Images
Queensland Museum provider for OZCAM
Images, Occurrence record

Species Lists

South Australian Fish from the AFD

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Liza argentea

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Mugil argenteus Quoy & Gaimard, 1825 Quoy & Gaimard, 1825
Published in: Quoy, J.R.C. & Gaimard, J.P. 1825. Chapter 9. Poissons. Voyage Autour du Monde, entrepris par orde du Roi, sous le Ministère et conformément aux instructions de S. Exc. M. le Vicomte de Boucharge, secrétaire d'État au Département de la Marine exécuté sur les corvettes de S.M. l'Uranie et la Physicienne, pendent les années 1817, 1818, 1819 et 1820; publié sous les auspices de S.E.M. le Conte Corbière, secrétaire d'État de l'Intérieur, pour la partie historique et les sciences naturelles, et de S.E.M. le Marquis de Clermont-Tonnerre, Secrétaire d'État de la Marine et des Colonies, pour la partie nautique; par M. Louis Freycinet, etc pp. 712 pp. pp. 329-401 pls 43-65
Mugil ferrandi Valenciennes, 1836 Valenciennes, 1836
Published in: Valenciennes, A. in Cuvier, G.L. & Valenciennes, A. 1836. Histoire Naturelle des Poissons Paris : Levrault Vol. 11 pp. 506 pp. pls 307-343
Mugil peronii Valenciennes, 1836 Valenciennes, 1836
Published in: Valenciennes, A. in Cuvier, G.L. & Valenciennes, A. 1836. Histoire Naturelle des Poissons Paris : Levrault Vol. 11 pp. 506 pp. pls 307-343
Mugil australis Steindachner, 1879 Steindachner, 1879
Published in: Steindachner, F. 1879. Über einige neue und seltene Fischarten aus den zoologischen Museen zu Wien, Stuttgart und Warschau. Anz. Akad. Wiss. Wien Vol. 16 (4) pp. 29-34
Mugil ramsayi Macleay, 1883 Macleay, 1883
Published in: Macleay, W.J. 1883. Notes on a collection of fishes from the Burdekin and Mary Rivers, Queensland. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. Ser. 1 Vol. 8 (2) pp. 199-213
Mugil convexus De Vis, 1885 De Vis, 1885
Published in: De Vis, C.W. 1885. New fishes in the Queensland Museum. No. 5. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. Ser. 1 Vol. 9 (4) pp. 869-887

Common Names

Common name Source
Goldspot Mullet
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Brown-back Mullet
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Bull-nose Mullet
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Fantail Mullet
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Flat-tail Mullet
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Gold-gill
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Gold-gill Mullet
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Jumpin Mullet
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Jumping Mullet
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Ramsay's Mullet
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Rock Mullet
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Rockies
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Tiger Mullet
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Tygum
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Tygum Mullet
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Wankari
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Flat-tailed Mullet
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Mullet
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Ramsay's Grey Mullet
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
EUTELEOSTEI
superorder
ACANTHOPTERYGII
order
MUGILIFORMES
family
MUGILIDAE
genus
Liza
species
Liza argentea  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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