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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:9df85c82-73d3-41db-a2a5-20c29d16a466

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

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

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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia

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    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 Australian Bonito has a fusiform body and a forked caudal fin. There are three keels on the caudal peduncle and two dorsal fins separated by a small gap. There are dark stripes on the upper and lower sides of the body. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Habitat
Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Images
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author
Wikipedia
Reference, Images

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Sarda australis

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Sarda chiliensis (Cuvier, 1832)
Published in: McCulloch, A.R. 1929. A check-list of the fishes recorded from Australia. Part II. Mem. Aust. Mus. Vol. 5 pp. 145–329
Sarda chiliensis (Cuvier, 1832): A check-list of the fishes recorded from Australia. Part II. Mem. Aust. Mus. Vol. 5 pp. 145–329 (Cuvier, 1832)
Pelamys australis Macleay, 1881 Macleay, 1881
Published in: Macleay, W.J. 1881. Descriptive catalogue of the fishes of Australia. Part 2. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. Ser. 1 Vol. 5 (4) pp. 510-629 pls 13-14
Sarda chiliensis australis (Macleay, 1881)
Published in: Munro, I.S.R. 1961. Handbook of Australian fishes. Nos 1–42. Aust. Fish. Newsl. Vol. 15–17, 19, 20 pp. 1-172
Sarda chiliensis australis (Macleay, 1881) (Macleay, 1881)
Pelamys schlegeli McCoy, 1888 McCoy, 1888
Published in: McCoy, F. 1888. Prodromus of the Zoology of Victoria. Decade 16 Melbourne : George Robertson pp. 190-227 pls 151-160

Common Names

Common name Source
Australian Bonito
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Bunnies
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Bunny
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Common Bonito
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Horse Mackerel
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Horsies
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Little Bonito
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Skipjack
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Skippies
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Striped Bonito
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Bonito
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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
SCOMBROIDEI
family
SCOMBRIDAE
genus
Sarda
species
Sarda australis  Recorded in Australia

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