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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:b721403f-4fe3-4dc2-8b8a-b7fdf9f57888

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

RDF

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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: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO
    Rights: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO. Image enhanced during FRDC project

Description

The Giant Boarfish has an elongated snout and a long-based

. Juveniles and female Giant Boarfish are distinctly banded, but adult males have yellow spots. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat
Australian National Fish Collection Images
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Encyclopedia of Life
Description
Wikipedia
Reference

Species Lists

South Australian Fish from the AFD

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Paristiopterus labiosus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Histiopterus labiosus Günther, 1872 Günther, 1872
Published in: Günther, A. 1872. Report on several collections of fishes recently obtained for the British Museum. Proc. Zool. Soc. Lond. Vol. 1871 (3) pp. 652-675 pls 53-70
Richardsonia insignis Castelnau, 1872 Castelnau, 1872
Published in: Castelnau, F.L. de 1872. Contribution to the ichthyology of Australia. 1. The Melbourne fish market. Proc. Zool. Acclim. Soc. Vict. Vol. 1 pp. 29-242 1 pl.
Histiopterus farnelli Waite, 1898 Waite, 1898
Published in: Waite, E.R. 1898. Report upon Trawling Operations off the Coast of New South Wales between the Manning River and Jervis Bay, carried on by H.M.C.S. Thetis. Scientific report on the fishes. pp. 23–62 pls 1–12

Common Names

Common name Source
Giant Boarfish
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Duckfish
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Giant Penfish
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Long-snouted Boarfish
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Sowfish
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Boarfish
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Common Boarfish
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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
PENTACEROTIDAE
genus
Paristiopterus
species
Paristiopterus labiosus  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Name references found in the Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Genbank

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