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Name - Platax orbicularis

Name Details

Life Sciences Identifier (LSID) [metadata]

Variants and Synonyms

Reported Taxonomic Ranks


Reported Taxonomic Hierarchies

Animalia (Kingdom)
Chordata (Phylum)
Vertebrata (Subphylum)
Pisces (Group)
Osteichthyes (Group)
Perciformes (Order)
Ephippidae (Family)


Recent Publications

  • Four new species of Paradiscogaster Yamaguti, 1934 (Digenea: Faustulidae) from batfishes (Perciformes: Ephippidae) on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia.
  • Length-weight relationships and condition factor of five marine fish species from Bushehr Province, Persian Gulf, Iran.
  • Description of the unusual digestive tract of Platax orbicularis and the potential impact of Tenacibaculum maritimum infection.
  • Do Ospreys Pandion haliaetus prey on coral reef fish? Observation of an Osprey with an orbicular batfish Platax orbicularis in its talons in Watamu, Kenya.
  • Dual RNAseq highlights the kinetics of skin microbiome and fish host responsiveness to bacterial infection.

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