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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:0dbf02bb-34ba-4ea6-bcb0-c05165a39d1c

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:Thysanophrys cirronasa
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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  • representative image of taxa
    Source: Australian National Fish Collection Images
    Image by: S. Morrison, Western Australian Museum
    Rights: S. Morrison, Western Australian Museum

Online resources

Australian National Fish Collection Images
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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota
CAAB Code, Synonym
Encyclopedia of Life
Description
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Reef Life Survey Images
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Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author

Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 1
Behaviour: Tasselsnout flathead are occasionally seen on broken coastal reef, usually sitting motionless on patches of sand
Commercial_Uses: None, other than trivial captures for aquarium trade
Common_Name: Tasselsnout flathead;
Depth: (0–15 m)
Description: The tasselsnout flathead is the most distinctive Australian flathead because it has a large ridged head that lacks scales. The markings on the body are predominantly brown with an unusual mauve hue
Distribution: Indo-West Pacific, Australia.
Frequency: 0.096
Habitat: Moderately exposed reef, sand
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 380 mm
Range: 256.446
Synonyms: Thysanophrys cirronasus; Thysanophrys cirronasus [mis-spelling]
Threats: No major threats to this species are known
South Australian Fish from the AFD

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Thysanophrys cirronasa

Synonyms

Synonyms Source
Platycephalus cirronasus Richardson, 1848 Richardson, 1848
Published in: Richardson, J. 1848. Ichthyology. The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror under the Command of Captain Sir James Clark Ross, R.N., F.R.S., during the years 1839–43 Vol. 2 pp. 139 pp. 75-139 pls 42-43 & 44 (parts), 45-52, 53

Common Names

Common name Source
Tasselsnout Flathead
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Rock Flathead
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Tassel-snouted Flathead
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Working classification

kingdom
ANIMALIA
phylum
CHORDATA
subphylum
VERTEBRATA
suprageneric
GNATHOSTOMATA
suprageneric
PISCES
class
ACTINOPTERYGII
subphylum
EUTELEOSTEI
superorder
ACANTHOPTERYGII
order
SCORPAENIFORMES
family
PLATYCEPHALIDAE
genus
Thysanophrys
species
Thysanophrys cirronasa  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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