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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:12feea89-05af-4817-8b7a-a4de8447efd4

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:Tetractenos glaber
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Species presence
 Recorded In Australia
 Marine Habitats
 Terrestrial Habitats

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    Image by: Australian National Fish Collection, CSIRO
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Online resources

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Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 2.219
Behaviour: The smooth toadfish is one of the most abundant fishes in muddy estuaries along the southeastern coast, with some animals entering the lower reaches of rivers
Commercial_Uses: None, other than trivial captures for aquarium trade
Common_Name: Smooth toadfish;
Depth: 0–10 m
Description: The species can be recognised by the red tail and pattern of large black spots with well-defined margins on the upper body
Distribution: Port Lincoln, SA, to Moreton Bay, Qld, and around Tas.
Frequency: 2.841
Habitat: Sheltered mud, sand, seagrass
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 160 mm
Range: 362.203
Synonyms: Sphoeroides liosomus
Threats: No major threats to this species are known
similar_species: A NSW species, Tetractenos hamiltoni, has a similar pattern but can be recognised by a covering of small spines over the body surface
South Australian Fish from the AFD

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Tetractenos glaber

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Tetrodon glaber Fréminville, 1813 Fréminville, 1813
Published in: Fréminville, M. 1813. Description de quelques nouvelles espèces des Poissons de l'ordre des Branchiosteges. Nouv. Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris Vol. 3 (67) pp. 249-253
Aphanacanthe reticulatus Bibron, 1855 Bibron, 1855
Published in: Bibron, G. in Duméril, A.H.A. 1855. Note sur un travail inédit de Bibron relatif aux poissons Plectognathes Gymnodontes (Diodons et Tétrodons). Rev. Mag. Zool. (Paris) Ser. 2 Vol. 8 pp. 274-282
Spheroides liosomus Regan, 1909 Regan, 1909
Published in: Regan, C.T. 1909. Descriptions of new marine fishes from Australia and the Pacific. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. Ser. 8 Vol. 4 (51) pp. 438-440

Common Names

Common name Source
Smooth Toadfish
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Smooth Toado
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
EUTELEOSTEI
superorder
ACANTHOPTERYGII
order
TETRAODONTIFORMES
suborder
TETRAODONTOIDEI
family
TETRAODONTIDAE
genus
Tetractenos
species
Tetractenos glaber  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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