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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:81b5e536-9cdc-4ab4-abb7-c9bb01e2c041

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:Omegophora armilla
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

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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 Ringed Toadfish is dusky above and white below. It can be easily identified by the black line almost encircling the pectoral fin base. Males may have small blue spots, which are absent in females and juveniles. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

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

Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 1
Behaviour: It is moderately common in shallow water in southwestern Australia but primarily occurs in trawlable depths in cooler southeastern Australian waters, albeit with individuals increasingly seen by divers in southern Tas
Common_Name: Ringed toadfish;
Depth: 4–146 m
Description: The ringed toadfish has a rounded body with a distinctive fawn patch encircled by a large black ring around the base of the pectoral fin. The western animals have a less rounded body than southern animals and fine blue spots on the back, so two species are probably involved
Distribution: Lancelin, WA, to Botany Bay, NSW, and around Tas.
Frequency: 1.324
Habitat: Sheltered and moderately exposed reef, sand
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 250 mm
Range: 1040.254
Threats: Trawl bycatch
South Australian Fish from the AFD

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Omegophora armilla

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Tetraodon armilla Waite & McCulloch, 1915 Waite & McCulloch, 1915
Published in: Waite, E.R. & McCulloch, A.R. 1915. The fishes of the South Australian Government trawling cruise, 1914. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. Vol. 39 pp. 455-476 fig. 1 pls 12-15

Common Names

Common name Source
Ringed Toadfish
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Ringed Puffer
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Ringed Pufferfish
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Ringed Toado
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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
TETRAODONTIDAE
genus
Omegophora
species
Omegophora armilla  Recorded in Australia

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