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

Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:e33617d8-a11d-4fbc-ac9f-6eab3d87e603

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:Omegophora cyanopunctata
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

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  • representative image of taxa
    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: B. Hutchins, Western Australian Museum
    Rights: B. Hutchins, Western Australian Museum

Description

The species can be recognised by its dark banding, yellow belly and blue spots. Males have a dark blotch above the pectoral fin. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

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

Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 1.375
Behaviour: This toadfish is common on shallow reefs and around jetty pylons in southwestern Australia
Common_Name: Blue-spotted pufferfish;Bluespotted toadfish
Depth: 3–25 m
Description: The bluespotted toadfish differs from the closely related ringed toadfish by possessing a dark back, yellowish patch at the base of the pectoral fin, large blue spots over the upper body surface, and yellowish belly
Distribution: Rottnest I, WA, to Gulf St Vincent, SA.
Frequency: 2.133
Habitat: Moderately exposed reef
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 180 mm
Range: 225.869
Threats: Trawl bycatch
South Australian Fish from the AFD

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Omegophora cyanopunctata

Common Names

Common name Source
Bluespotted Toadfish
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Blue-spotted Puffer
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Blue-spotted Pufferfish
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Blue-spotted Toadfish
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Bluespotted Pufferfish
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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 cyanopunctata  Recorded in Australia

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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