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

Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:f6e0d6c9-80fe-4355-bbe9-d94b426ab52e

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

For a JSON view of this data, click here

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:Ostracion cubicus
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

For more details on occurrence webservices, click here
For more details on names webservices, click here

Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats

Occurrence records map

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  • representative image of taxa
    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: BIO Photography Group, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario
    Rights: BIO Photography Group, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario

Online resources

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

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Ostracion cubicus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Ostracion tetragonus Bleeker, 1875 Bleeker, 1875
Published in: Bleeker, P. 1875. Poissons de Madagascar et de l'Île la Réunion des collections de MM. Pollen et van Dam. In, Recherches sur la fauna de Madagascar et de ses d'après les découvertes de François P.L. Pollen et D.C. van Dam. Leide. Poiss. Madagascar Part 4 pp. 1-104

Common Names

Common name Source
Yellow Boxfish
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Blue-spotted Box-fish
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Yellow Box-fish
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Cubed Boxfish
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Cubical Boxfish
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Polka Dot Boxfish
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Yellow Trunkfish
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Black-spotted Boxfish
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Box Fish
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Boxy
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Cube Trunkfish
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Ocellated Box Fish
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Spotted Box Fish
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Boxfish
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Polkadot Boxfish
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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
OSTRACIIDAE
genus
Ostracion
species
Ostracion cubicus  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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