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Life Science Identifier (LSID):

urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:8a114100-d874-4b7e-b8cd-cca714a50aa4

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:Trinorfolkia clarkei
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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: B. Hutchins, Western Australian Museum
    Rights: B. Hutchins, Western Australian Museum

Description

The Clark's Threefin is a moderately elongate fish with an almost cylindrical body. The dorsal fin comprises three parts, the first and second are spiny, but the third consists of soft rays. source: Australian Museum Factsheets

Online resources

Australian Museum Factsheets
Description, Distribution, Morphology
Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Images, Occurrence record
Australian National Fish Collection Images
Authoritative image, Images, Occurrence record
Encyclopedia of Life
Description
Port Phillip Marine Life
Images, Occurrence record
Reef Life Survey Images
Images, Occurrence record
Seafood Services Australia
CAAB Code, Author

Species Lists

RLS profile v3
Abundance: 1.655
Behaviour: The species also occurs in estuaries, where it is often found around jetty pylons
Commercial_Uses: None, other than trivial captures for aquarium trade
Common_Name: Common threefin;Clark's threefin; common threefin; Macleay’s threefin
Depth: 0–30 m
Description: Clark’s threefin has a pink or brown body with a prominent stripe below the eye. It is perhaps the most abundant fish on coastal reefs but is difficult to observe because it generally remains in caves or under ledges
Distribution: Rottnest I, WA, to Coffs Harbour, NSW, and around Tas.
Frequency: 0.708
Habitat: Reef
IUCN_Threat_status: Not assessed
Invasive: Not known to be invasive
Max_size: 80 mm
Range: 768.003
Synonyms: Norfolkia clarkei
Threats: No major threats to this species are known
similar_species: Two almost identical species with similar colouration and a stripe below the eye have also been recorded from the south coast. trinorfolkia incisa, a very small species (<30 mm) found between Esperance and Wilsons Promontory, has a first dorsal fin with the webbing between the spines deeply indented. The rare SA species trinorfolkia cristata has a first dorsal fin higher than the second; in T. clarkei it is lower
South Australian Fish from the AFD

Names and sources

Accepted name Source
Trinorfolkia clarkei

Common Names

Common name Source
Clark's Threefin
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Clark's Triplefin
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Common Threefin
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Macleay's Threefin
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Rock Blenny
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Clarke's Triplefin
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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
BLENNIOIDEI
family
TRIPTERYGIIDAE
genus
Trinorfolkia
species
Trinorfolkia clarkei  Recorded in Australia

Occurrence records

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