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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:8459ca3b-3a8e-4993-aa0a-0886920bd906

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

RDF

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats

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    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO
    Rights: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO

Description

The Redtooth Triggerfish is blue to purplish with a light blue head. All

have light blue

margins. The

portions of the second dorsal and

are elevated. The

is

, with long lobes in adults. There are rows of small spines on the posterior sides of the body. The upturned mouth has two long red teeth in the upper jaw. ... source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

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

Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Commercial_Uses: None, other than trivial captures for aquarium trade
Common_Name: Red tooth triggerfish;Redtooth triggerfish
Diet: Plankton, Invertebrates
Distribution: Indo-Pacific, Red Sea to the Marquesas and Society islands and Japan to New Caledonia.
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 500 mm
Threats: No major threats to this species are known

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Odonus niger

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Xenodon (Balistes) niger Rüppell, 1837 Rüppell, 1837
Published in: Rüppell, W.P.E. 1837. Neue Wirbelthiere zu der Fauna von Abyssinien gehörig. Fische des Rothen Meeres. Frankfurt Vol. 3, pp. 53–80, pls 15–21

Common Names

Common name Source
Redtooth Triggerfish
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Black-bodied Triggerfish
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Blue Triggerfish
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Red Toothed Triggerfish
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Red Toothed File Fish
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Red-toothed Triggerfish
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Redfang Triggerfish
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Redtooth Trigerfish
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Redtoothed Triggerfish
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
EUTELEOSTEI
superorder
ACANTHOPTERYGII
order
TETRAODONTIFORMES
suborder
TETRAODONTOIDEI
family
BALISTIDAE
genus
Odonus
species
Odonus niger  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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