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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:758700fa-e27c-45da-a84a-d22895fa2f45

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

RDF

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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 Ringeye Hawkfish has a horseshoe-shaped mark behind the eye that consists of three thin lines. There are three orange bands on a light blue area on the operculum. A white to pink stripe is often present along the lateral line on the rear of the fish. Each dorsal fin spine is tipped with a cirrus.... 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
Reference

Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 1.166
Commercial_Uses: None, other than trivial captures for aquarium trade
Common_Name: Ring-eyed hawkfish;Ringeye Hawkfish
Depth: (0–12 m)
Diet: Plankton, Invertebrates, Fishes
Distribution: Indo-Pacific, East Africa to the Hawaiian, Line and Mangaréva islands and Japan to Australia and Rapa.
Frequency: 0.490
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 200 mm
Range: 1482.449
Threats: No major threats to this species are known

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Paracirrhites arcatus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Cirrhites arcatus Cuvier, 1829 Cuvier, 1829
Published in: Cuvier, G.L. in Cuvier, G.L. & Valenciennes, A. 1829. Histoire Naturelle des Poissons Paris : Levrault Vol. 3 pp. 500 pp., pls 41-71

Common Names

Common name Source
Ringeye Hawkfish
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Arc-eye Hawkfish
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Arc-eyed Hawkfish
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Ring-eyed Hawkfish
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Ringeyed Hawkfish
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Arc Eye
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Arc Eyed Hawkfish
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Horseshoe Hawkfish
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Ring-eye Hawkfish
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Striped Hand-fish
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Whiteline Hawkfish
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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
PERCOIDEI
family
CIRRHITIDAE
genus
Paracirrhites
species
Paracirrhites arcatus  Recorded in Australia

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