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

Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:2b5971bb-eba1-4bda-9f94-efef3e074b24

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:Pomacanthus semicirculatus
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

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia

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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 Blue Angelfish has a deep compressed body. It is yellow to brownish with small blue spots on body. There is a bright blue ring around the eye. The preopercular spine and margins of the operculum and preoperculum are bright blue. The margins of the ventral fins and median fins fins are bright blue.... source: Australian Museum Factsheets

The Blue Angelfish is yellow to brownish with small blue spots on body. The snout is paler, and the edges of the fins are blue. The dorsal and anal fins end in a long filament with yellow tips. Juveniles are blue-black with concentric blue-white semi-circles source: OZ Animals

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
Lizard Island Research Station
Images, Occurrence record
OZ Animals
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat, Diet, Images, Occurrence record
Reef Life Survey Images
Images, Occurrence record
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author

Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 1.25
Behaviour: Cave dwelling species that moves slowly about within a home range.
Common_Name: Half-circled angelfish;Blue Angelfish; semicircle angelfish
Description: Blue angelfish with projecting filaments at rear of dorsal and anal fins, bright blue spots extending from relatively pale cental body to darker tail, bright blue opercular spine, and bright blue margins of fins and operculum.
Diet: Omnivore
Frequency: 0.891
IUCN_Threat_status: Least Concern
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Range: 1269.605
Threats: Overharvesting for aquarium trade
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 32762
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 3
URL: http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/SpeciesMap.aspx?SpeciesID=2296
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 34567
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 3
URL: http://nas2.er.usgs.gov/viewer/omap.aspx?SpeciesID=2296
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 29152
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 0
URL: http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/CollectionInfo.aspx?SpeciesID=2296
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 171233
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 3
URL: http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/SpeciesMap.aspx?SpeciesID=2296
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 30957
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 1
URL: http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?SpeciesID=2296
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 173036
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 3
URL: http://nas2.er.usgs.gov/viewer/omap.aspx?SpeciesID=2296
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 169430
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 1
URL: http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/FactSheet.aspx?SpeciesID=2296
Global Invasive Species Information Network (GISIN)
ID: 167627
Provider: Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Program
Kingdom: 5
Language: English
ResourceType: 0
URL: http://nas.er.usgs.gov/queries/CollectionInfo.aspx?SpeciesID=2296

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Pomacanthus semicirculatus

Common Names

Common name Source
Blue Angelfish
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Blue Angel
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Half-circled Angelfish
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Koran Angelfish
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Semicircle Angelfish
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Zebra Angel-fish
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Half-circled Angelfish, Koran Angelfish, Semicircle Angelfish, Zebra Angel-fish.
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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
POMACANTHIDAE
genus
Pomacanthus
species
Pomacanthus semicirculatus  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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