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Australian Faunal Directory
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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:45808884-68ac-4b68-a519-9c6a79d9ea4d

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

RDF

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A JSON view of this information is here here
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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: BIO Photography Group, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario
    Rights: BIO Photography Group, Biodiversity Institute of Ontario

Description

The Blacksaddle Filefish is white with dark brown bars. It has two pairs of spines on the caudal peduncle. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology
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, Images

Species Lists

Tropical fish sightings on the Far South Coast NSW
Common / Alternate Name: Mimic Filefish
General comments: Merimbula
Land / Aquatic: Aquatic
RLS profile v3
Commercial_Uses: None, other than trivial captures for aquarium trade
Common_Name: Blacksaddle Filefish;
Depth: (0–11 m)
Diet: Invertebrates, Algae
Distribution: Indo-Pacific, East Africa to Fiji and Japan to New Caledonia
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 110 mm
Threats: No major threats to this species are known

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Paraluteres prionurus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Alutarius prionurus Bleeker, 1851 Bleeker, 1851
Published in: Bleeker, P. 1851. Bijdrage tot de kennis der ichthyologische fauna van de Banda-eilanden. Natuurwet. Tijdschr. Ned.-Indië Vol. 2 pp. 225-261

Common Names

Common name Source
Blacksaddle Filefish
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Mimic Filefish
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Mimic Leatherjacket
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Black-saddled Leatherjacket
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Blacksaddle Mimic
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False Puffer
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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
MONACANTHIDAE
genus
Paraluteres
species
Paraluteres prionurus  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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