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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.45486-016

Preserved specimen of Sigmops elongatus (Günther, 1878) | Elongate Fangjaw recorded on 2010-12-07


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 Australian Museum Ichthyology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number I.45486-016
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:1564141; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.45486-016
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Paxton, Dr John R. - Australian Museum - Ichthyology
Identified date 2013
Collector Paxton, John Richard|Australian Museum
Supplied as "Paxton, Dr John Richard - Australian Museum"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol RMT8
Date identified 2013
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1";
Occurrence date 2010-12-07
Sampling protocol RMT8
Date precision DAY
Event time 21:53


Scientific name Sigmops elongatus
Supplied scientific name "Gonostoma elongatum Günther, 1878"
Identified to rank species
Common name Elongate Fangjaw
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Stomiiformes
Family Gonostomatidae
Genus Sigmops
Supplied as "Gonostoma"
Species Sigmops elongatus
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Gonostoma elongatum Günther, 1878
Scientific name authorship (Günther, 1878)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Günther, 1878
Verbatim taxon rank species


Country Australia
Latitude -15.54138
Supplied as: "-15.54138"
Longitude 146.31402
Supplied as: "146.31402"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality 1/2 way GBR & Bougainville Reef
Water body Coral Sea
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.45486] Coral Sea, Australia, 1/2 way GBR & Bougainville Reef (15° 31' 25" S, 146° 18' 14" E) 07/12/2010 - 07/12/2010, RMT8, Field Collected - Aquatic, RV Cape Ferguson Cruise 5163";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 15° 32' 29.0" S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 146° 18' 50.5" E

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Coral Sea
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Coral Sea
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Coral Sea
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Coral Sea
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Coral Sea
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Coral Sea
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Transition
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Coral Sea Marine Park
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Trench/trough
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Coral Sea
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.02836924
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 39.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.2725556 index
    Species Richness 29.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 10.829166 °C
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 90281.914 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 108.0 km
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -2152.8157 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.75 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.08 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 4.44 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.9389 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.90000004 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.06 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.48 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.13 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.58 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.73 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 1.0 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.56 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.64 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.894188 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.030242542 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.09634415 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 75.5 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -2171.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.3675698 degrees