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Australian Faunal Directory
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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:15e39c9f-4942-422a-9159-b82d633919c3

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:Monodactylus argenteus
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
 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

Online resources

ANGFA
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Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Video Page Url, Images
Reef Life Survey Images
Images, Occurrence record
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author
Wikipedia
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Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 30.444
Common_Name: Diamondfish;Diamondfish
Depth: (0–18 m)
Diet: Plankton, Invertebrates, Detritus
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific, Red Sea to Samoa and the Yaeyamas and Mekong delta to New Caledonia and Australia
Frequency: 1.882
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Range: 320.808
Threats: Subsistence fishing

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Monodactylus argenteus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Chaetodon argenteus Linnaeus, 1758 Linnaeus, 1758
Published in: Linnaeus, C. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna tria Naturae, secundem Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentis, Synonymis, Locis. Tom.1 Editio decima, reformata Holmiae : Laurentii Salvii pp. 824

Common Names

Common name Source
Diamondfish
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Butter-fish
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Silver Moony
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Butter Bream
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Butterfish
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Diamond Fish
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Silver Batfish
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Butter-Bream
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Black Bat Fish
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Silver-batfish
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Diamond Moonfish
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Finger Fish
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Kitefish
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Mono
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Natal Moonie
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Natal Moony
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Sea Kite
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Silver And Black Butterflyfish
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Silver Angelfish
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Silver Mono
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Silver Moonfish
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Silvery Moony
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Singapore Angelfish
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Fingerfish
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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
MONODACTYLIDAE
genus
Monodactylus
species
Monodactylus argenteus  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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