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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:64ff3ab0-aaf4-4a76-87c8-6b0d9b22d88b

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:Oxycheilinus bimaculatus
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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  • representative image of taxa
    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: K. Graham, NSW Fisheries
    Rights: K. Graham, NSW Fisheries

Description

The Little Maori Wrasse can be recognised by its colouration and caudal fin shape. Females have a rounded caudal fin, while males have a rhomboid shaped caudal fin with an extended upper lobe. The species is brownish, often with white spots above and pale below. There is a dark brown blotch above the pectoral fin that is sometimes followed by three less obvious blotches. ... 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, Images, Occurrence record, Video Page Url
Museum Victoria provider for OZCAM
Images, Occurrence record
Reef Life Survey Images
Images, Occurrence record
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author

Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 1.142
Common_Name: Little maori;Little Maori wrasse
Depth: (0–17 m)
Diet: Invertebrates
Distribution: Indo-Pacific, East Africa to the Hawaiian and Marquesan islands and Japan to Vanuatu.
Frequency: 0.677
IUCN_Threat_status: Least Concern
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 150 mm
Range: 10
Synonyms: Cheilinus bimaculatus
Threats: Subsistence fishing

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Oxycheilinus bimaculatus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Cheilinus bimaculatus Valenciennes, 1840 Valenciennes, 1840
Published in: Valenciennes, A. in Cuvier, G.L. & Valenciennes, A. 1840. Histoire Naturelle des Poissons Paris : Levrault Vol. 14 pp. 464 pp. pls 389-420

Common Names

Common name Source
Little Maori Wrasse
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Little Maori
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Two-spot Maori Wrasse
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Comettailed Wrasse
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Ragged-tail Wrasse
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Two-spot Wrasse
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Twospot Maori Wrasse
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Twospot Wrasse
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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
LABROIDEI
family
LABRIDAE
subfamily
Labrinae
genus
Oxycheilinus
species
Oxycheilinus bimaculatus  Recorded in Australia

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Genbank

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