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Australian Faunal Directory
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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:095d1017-9838-4256-9c2f-d6bd9b80d41a

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:Scleropages jardinii
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

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  • representative image of taxa
    Source: Australian Museum Factsheets
    Image by: Mark McGrouther
    Rights: Australian Museum

Description

The Northern Saratoga is a large, elongate fish that grows to 1 m, but is more commonly 50–70 cm long. They have a pair of barbels hanging down from the bottom lip, and the mouth faces upwards towards the surface. They are usually a greenish colour along the back, fading to silvery on the belly. Each scale on the sides has pinkish spots along the edge, which often join together. ... source: Australian Biological Resources Study - Species Bank

This fish has a long, dark-colored body with seven rows of large scales, each with several reddish or pinkish spots arranged in a crescent shape around the trailing edge of the scale, giving it a pearly appearance. Its has large, wing-like pectoral fins. Except for duller coloration and smaller scale size, it appears very similar to the Asian arowana , S. formosus . ... source: Wikipedia

The Northern Saratoga is an elongate fish with a single dorsal fin positioned posteriorly on the body. It has a large mouth, chin barbels and a curved dorsal profile. The Northern Saratoga is dark brown to greenish above and lighter on the sides. Each scale has a reddish crescent-shaped mark. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

ANGFA
Images
Australian Biological Resources Study - Species Bank
Description, Distribution, Ecology, Threats
Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology, Images
Encyclopedia of Life
Description
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author
Wikipedia
Description, Reference, Images

Species Lists

Freshwater species

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Scleropages jardinii

Common Names

Common name Source
Northern Saratoga
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Bony Tongue
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Gulf Barramundi
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Gulf Of Carpentaria Burramundi
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Gulf Saratoga
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Northern Spotted Barramundi
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Saratoga
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Australian Arowana
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Australian Bonytongue
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Jardine's Barramundi
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Northern Barramundi
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
OSTEOGLOSSOMORPHA
order
OSTEOGLOSSIFORMES
family
OSTEOGLOSSIDAE
genus
Scleropages
species
Scleropages jardinii  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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