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Australian Faunal Directory
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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:7bd0b7f5-df92-46a0-9346-cab1f0586821

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:Pseudotriakis microdon
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
Conservation status
IUCNData Deficient

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    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO
    Rights: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO

Description

The false catshark is a large, bulky, soft-bodied shark that grows up to 3 meters (10 ft) long. It has long, narrow cat-like eyes with rudimentary nictating membranes , long teardrop-shaped spiracles , and broadly angular anterior nasal flaps. The mouth is huge and wide, extending behind the eyes and containing 200 or more rows of small, cuspidate teeth . ... source: Wikipedia

Online resources

Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Images, Occurrence record
OZ Animals
Images, Occurrence record
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author
Wikipedia
Description, Distribution, Images, Occurrence record

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Pseudotriakis microdon

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Pseudotriacis microdon Capello, 1868
Published in: G√ľnther, A. 1870. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum. Catalogue of the Physostomi, containing the families Gymnotidae, Symbranchidae, Muraenidae, Pegasidae, and of the Lophobranchii, Plectognathi, Dipnoi, [thru] Leptocardii, in the British Museum London : British Museum Vol. 8 pp. 549 pp.
Pseudotriacis microdon Capello, 1868

Common Names

Common name Source
False Catshark
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Keel-dorsal Shark
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Atlantic False Catshark
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False Cat Shark
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
CHONDRICHTHYES
subclass
ELASMOBRANCHII
order
CARCHARHINIFORMES
family
PSEUDOTRIAKIDAE
genus
Pseudotriakis
species
Pseudotriakis microdon  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Genbank

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