Name source
Australian Faunal Directory
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Data links
LSID JSON / WMS /RDF

Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:0a5e23ab-945c-486c-8899-0f6ae37ee1e8

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

RDF

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Further details

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats

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  • representative image of taxa
    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 Footballer Sweep can be recognised by its body shape and colouration. It has a deep compressed body that is white with six brown-edged yellow bands. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat
Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image
Encyclopedia of Life
Description
Reef Life Survey Images
Images, Occurrence record
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author

Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 8.010
Behaviour: It occurs in large schools near offshore reefs in WA and is very inquisitive, approaching and encircling divers
Commercial_Uses: None, other than trivial captures for aquarium trade
Common_Name: Footballer sweep;
Depth: 5–200 m
Description: It occurs in large schools near offshore reefs in WA and is very inquisitive, approaching and encircling divers
Distribution: Shark Bay, WA, to Port Lincoln, SA.
Frequency: 12.933
Habitat: Submaximally and maximally exposed reef
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 240 mm
Range: 177.584
Threats: No major threats to this species are known
similar_species: The footballer sweep is unlikely to be confused with any other species because of its distinctive yellow stripes, which obliquely cross the body
South Australian Fish from the AFD

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Neatypus obliquus

Common Names

Common name Source
Footballer Sweep
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Western Footballer
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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
MICROCANTHIDAE
genus
Neatypus
species
Neatypus obliquus  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Genbank

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