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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:3092aa23-817d-48e1-bd83-f8b9dd9d0890

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:Siganus punctatus
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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    Image by: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO
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Online resources

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Encyclopedia of Life
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CAAB Code, Author

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Siganus punctatus

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Amphacanthus punctatus Schneider & Forster, 1801 Schneider & Forster, 1801
Published in: Schneider, J.G. & Forster, J.R. in Bloch, M.E. & Schneider, J.G. 1801. Systema Ichthyologiae Iconibus ex Illustratum.. Berlin pp. 584 pp.
Amphacanthus chrysospilos Bleeker, 1852 Bleeker, 1852
Published in: Bleeker, P. 1852. Bijdrage tot de kennis der ichthyologische fauna van Singapore. Natuurwet. Tijdschr. Ned.-Indië Vol. 3 pp. 51-86
Amphacanthus hexagonatus Bleeker, 1854 Bleeker, 1854
Published in: Bleeker, P. 1854. Bijdrage tot de kennis der ichthyologische fauna van de Kokos-eilanden. Natuurwet. Tijdschr. Ned.-Indië Vol. 7 pp. 37-48
Siganus hexagonatus (Bleeker, 1854)
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
Siganus hexagonatus (Bleeker, 1854) (Bleeker, 1854)
Amphacanthus capricornensis (Whitley, 1926)
Published in: Whitley, G.P. 1964. A survey of Australian Ichthyology. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. Vol. 89 (1) pp. 11-127
Amphacanthus capricornensis (Whitley, 1926) (Whitley, 1926)
Siganus capricornensis Whitley, 1926 Whitley, 1926
Published in: Whitley, G.P. 1926. The biology of North-West Islet, Capricorn Group. (C) Fishes. Aust. Zool. Vol. 4 (4) pp. 227-236 fig. 1 pls 33-34

Common Names

Common name Source
Spotted Rabbitfish
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Gold-spot Spinefoot
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Gold-spotted Rabbitfish
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Gold-spotted Spinefoot
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Goldspotted Rabbitfish
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Goldspotted Spinefoot
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Punctated Spinefoot
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Spotted Rabbit-fish
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Spotted Spinefoot
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Yellow-spotted Spinefoot
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Rabbitfish
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Spinefoot
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Yellowspotted Spinefoot
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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
ACANTHUROIDEI
family
SIGANIDAE
genus
Siganus
species
Siganus punctatus  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Genbank

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