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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.20316-041

Preserved specimen of Bathylagus Günther, 1878 | Antarctic Deepsea Smelt recorded on 1977-12-14


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection code Australian Museum Ichthyology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number I.20316-041
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:8049401","urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.20316-041"]
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Stewart, Mr Andrew - National Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa - Ichthyology  
Identified date 2016-9
Collector Kapala, E.T.A.L. Paxton  
Supplied as "KAPALA,PAXTON ET AL."
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status PRESENT
Sampling protocol [Midwater trawl]
Date identified 2016-09
Supplied as 2016-9
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1";


Event ID
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1";
Occurrence date 1977-12-14
Sampling protocol Midwater trawl  
Date precision DAY
Event time 20:50


Scientific name Bathylagus
Supplied scientific name "Bathylagus gracilis Lönnberg, 1905"
Taxon rank genus
Common name Antarctic Deepsea Smelt
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Argentiniformes
Family Bathylagidae
Genus Bathylagus
Species Bathylagus gracilis
Match type higherMatch
Accepted name usage Bathylagus gracilis Lönnberg, 1905
Scientific name authorship Günther, 1878
Name according to Lönnberg, 1905


Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -34.37499
Supplied as: "-34.37499"
Longitude 151.916
Supplied as: "151.916"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality E of Wollongong :
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.20316] Australia, New South Wales, E of Wollongong : (34° 20' S, 151° 56' E) 14/12/1977 - 14/12/1977, FRV Kapala, Paxton et al.(Collector), Midwater trawl";
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 10000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 34° 22' 30" S
Marine true
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 151° 55' 0" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2018/6/27
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Province
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone