Name source
Australian Faunal Directory
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LSID JSON / WMS /RDF

Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:28dde6f9-cece-4251-bbaa-e6cccf40062f

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:Squalus megalops
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

For more details on occurrence webservices, click here
For more details on names webservices, click here

Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats
Conservation status
IUCNData Deficient

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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 enhancement funded by CSIRO/FRDC

Online resources

Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image
Encyclopedia of Life
Description, Images, Occurrence record
Wikipedia
Images, Occurrence record

Species Lists

South Australian Fish from the AFD

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Squalus megalops

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Acanthias megalops Macleay, 1881 Macleay, 1881
Published in: Macleay, W.J. 1881. Descriptive catalogue of the fishes of Australia. Part 4. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. Ser. 1 Vol. 6 (2) pp. 202-387
Flakeus megalops (Macleay, 1881)
Published in: Whitley, G.P. 1964. A survey of Australian Ichthyology. Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. Vol. 89 (1) pp. 11-127
Flakeus megalops (Macleay, 1881)
Published in: Whitley, G.P. 1940. The Fishes of Australia. Part 1. The sharks, rays, devil-fish, and other primitive fishes of Australia and New Zealand Sydney : Roy. Zool. Soc. N.S.W. pp. 280 pp. 303 figs
Flakeus megalops (Macleay, 1881) (Macleay, 1881)

Common Names

Common name Source
Spikey Dogfish
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Common Dogfish
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Dog Shark
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Greeneye
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Piked Dogfish
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Piked Spurdog
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Shortnose Spiny Dogfish
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Shortnose Spurdog
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Shortnosed Spurdog
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Skittle Dog
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Skittle Dogfish
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Spiked Dogfish
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Spikey
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Spikey Dog
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Spiny Dogfish
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Spur Dog
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Tasmanian Dogfish
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Bluntnose Spiny Dogfish
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Cosmopolitan Spurdog
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Dogfish
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Dogshark
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Short-nose Spurdog
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Spiny Dogshark
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Spurdog
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
CHONDRICHTHYES
subclass
ELASMOBRANCHII
order
SQUALIFORMES
family
SQUALIDAE
genus
Squalus
species
Squalus megalops  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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Charts showing breakdown of 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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