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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:9ee082af-6df1-44ac-82ba-95c3676b2dfc

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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http://biocache.ala.org.au/ws/ogc/ows?q=species:Lutjanus argentimaculatus
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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
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Description

The Mangrove Jack is greenish brown to reddish. Juveniles have pale bars on the sides of the body and one or two blue lines on the cheeks. The species has an

and scale rows on the back that are roughly parallel to the

. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

ANGFA
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Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat
Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
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Australian National Fish Collection Images
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Encyclopedia of Life
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Flickr EOL
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OZ Animals
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Reef Life Survey Images
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Wikipedia
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Species Lists

Museums Field Guide apps species profiles – vertebrates
Brief description: Head and body red to greyish brown; enlarged canine teeth at front of jaws.
Description : Head and body brick-red, to greyish brown. Enlarged canine teeth at front of jaws. Scale rows above lateral-line horizontal initially, but usually slanting upward behind last few dorsal-fin spines. No conspicuous groove between nostrils and eye; no black spot on sides.
Biology : Juveniles occur in freshwater and mangrove-lined estuaries. Males mature at about 47 cm and females at about 53 cm. Mature fish migrate offshore to spawn in spring-summer. Feeds mainly on fishes and prawns.
Habitat: Coastal to offshore coral and rocky reefs; estuaries; juveniles penetrate well into freshwater.
Maximum size (cm): 120
Diet: Carnivore
Dangerous: Sharp canine teeth can inflict a painful bite.
Colours: red, brown, grey
Distribution: Shark Bay, WA to Lake Illawarra, NSW; tropical Indo-west Pacific.
Habitat types: Freshwater,Marine
Commercial species: False
Author credit: Jeff Johnson / Queensland Museum

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Lutjanus argentimaculatus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Sciaena argentimaculata Forsskål, 1775 Forsskål, 1775
Published in: Forsskål, P. 1775. Descriptiones animalium avium, amphibiorum, piscium, insectorum, vermium; quae in itinere orientali observavit Petrus Forskål. Post mortem auctoris edidit Carsten Niebuhr. Adjuncta est materia medica kahirina atque tabula maris rubri geographica Hauniae : Mölleri pp. 1-20 + i-xxxiv + 1-164, 43, pls
Diacopus superbus Castelnau, 1878 Castelnau, 1878
Published in: Castelnau, F.L. de 1878. Australian fishes, new or little known species. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. Ser. 1 Vol. 2 (3) pp. 225-248 pls 1-2
Lutjanus superbus (Castelnau, 1878)
Published in: Whitley, G.P. 1964. A survey of Australian Ichthyology. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. Vol. 89 (1) pp. 11-127
Lutjanus superbus (Castelnau, 1878)
Published in: Roughley, T.C. 1957. Fish and Fisheries of Australia Sydney : Angus & Robertson pp. 341 pp.
Lutjanus superbus (Castelnau, 1878)
Published in: McCulloch, A.R. 1929. A check-list of the fishes recorded from Australia. Part II. Mem. Aust. Mus. Vol. 5 pp. 145–329
Lutjanus superbus (Castelnau, 1878) (Castelnau, 1878)
Lutjanus obscurus (Macleay, 1881)
Published in: McCulloch, A.R. 1929. A check-list of the fishes recorded from Australia. Part II. Mem. Aust. Mus. Vol. 5 pp. 145–329
Lutjanus obscurus (Macleay, 1881) (Macleay, 1881)
Lutjanus rosiegaster (Macleay, 1881)
Published in: McCulloch, A.R. 1929. A check-list of the fishes recorded from Australia. Part II. Mem. Aust. Mus. Vol. 5 pp. 145–329
Lutjanus rosiegaster (Macleay, 1881) (Macleay, 1881)
Mesoprion obscurus Macleay, 1881 Macleay, 1881
Published in: Macleay, W.J. 1881. Descriptive catalogue of the fishes of Australia. Part 1. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. Ser. 1 Vol. 5 (3) pp. 302-444
Mesoprion roseigaster Macleay, 1881 Macleay, 1881
Published in: Macleay, W.J. 1881. Descriptive catalogue of the fishes of Australia. Part 1. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. Ser. 1 Vol. 5 (3) pp. 302-444

Common Names

Common name Source
Mangrove Jack
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Creek Red Bream
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Dog Bream
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Mangrove Red Snapper
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Purple Sea Perch
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Red Bass
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Red Bream
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Red Perch
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Red Reef Bream
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River Roman
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Rock Barramundi
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Gray Snapper
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Mangrove Snapper
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Red Snapper
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River Snapper
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Silver-spotted Gray Snapper
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Yellow Snapper
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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
LUTJANIDAE
genus
Lutjanus
species
Lutjanus argentimaculatus  Recorded in Australia

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