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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:P19251.001

PreservedSpecimen of Sillago flindersi | eastern school whiting


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection code Western Australian Museum Fish Collection
Catalog number P19251.001
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations cleared and stained
Identified by McKay, R.J.
Identified date 1971
Collector Paxton, J.
Individual count 1
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 26 inferred associated occurrences
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License CC-BY
Sampling protocol Bought (Syd market)
Occurrence status present
Collection code Ichthyology
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1971


Sampling protocol Bought (Syd market)
Date precision Not Supplied


Scientific name Sillago flindersi
Taxon rank species
Common name eastern school whiting
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Sillaginidae
Genus Sillago
Species Sillago flindersi
Taxonomic issue Species uncertain
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type doubtful


Country Australia
State / Province Victoria
Supplied as: "VIC"
Habitat Brackish
Latitude -37.88333
Longitude 148
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 100000.0
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 148°00`E
Verbatim latitude 37°53`S

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness
    GER National Corridor GER National Corridor
    GER Standard Boundary GER Standard Boundary
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    NRM Regions 2010 East Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2014 East Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2015 East Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2017 East Gippsland
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 East Gippsland
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Twofold Shelf
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Mixed settlements
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 3.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 136845.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 5382.0 dse
    Natural resource management expenditure 3512158.0 $
    Nitrogen -12010.587 t/ha
    Sheep numbers 36597.0 dse
    Area management
    Phosphorus -12010.574 t/ha
    Potassium -12010.589 t/ha
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8086
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.2247
    Endemism 0.033137847
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.03280691
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 16.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 76.111115 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.8221316 index
    Species Richness 15.777778 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 9.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.5984415
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.2241476
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.2561037
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 107.26318 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 181.42143 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 47.280716 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.099285714 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.36785716 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.068571426 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 53.234287 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 36.15143 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.001252
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.5554916 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.53903955 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 1.1184336
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.001244525
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 0.117620796
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 63.539288 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -54.028896 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -122.01429 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 10.597855 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 24.499287 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 15.7645235 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 6.4935713 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 21.1025 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.527917 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 20.022858 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 5.9064283 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 15.907857 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.0621643 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.8921509 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 11.212158 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 10.574585 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.9457092 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.5628662 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 9.344299 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 25.929285 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 15.16 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 693.5 mm
    Precipitation - autumn 181.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 37.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 163.66667 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 9.166667 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 150.66667 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring 198.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring reliability 64.0 %
    Precipitation - summer 178.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer reliability 42.0 %
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 154.66667 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 15.833333 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 194.5 mm
    Precipitation - winter 169.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter reliability 55.0 %
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -44.255978 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -128.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 8.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 21.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 25.083334 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 6.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 43.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 19.650002 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 14.783334 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 20.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.866667 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.583334 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.383333 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 18.8 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.515 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.14
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 25.083334 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 18.983334 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 14.8 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 333.26492 km/day
    Wind run - month max 362.3 km/day
    Wind run - month min 292.4 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 6.266667 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 5.45 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 6.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 5.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 6.9 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.7 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.8 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.8 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.01 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.12727922 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.01 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1425.5126 m
    Remoteness index 2.96
    Water Observations From Space 94.303795 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.58774745
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.2561037
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 101.39707 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 40.45227 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.297385 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -0.4251291 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 52.897266
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 23.049334
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 56.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 5.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 9.217076 Gal
    Bulk density 1.5501506 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 179.7997 kgC/ha
    Clay % 36.918903 %
    Erodibility 28.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Erosivity 1073.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 50.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 18.316 my
    Lithology - fertility 2.636364 index
    Lithology - mean age 9.158 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 0.46275356 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.7637835 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 176.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.65666664
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.925
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.955
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.94
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.23333333
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.30166668
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 39.166668
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.305
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 15481.04 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 86.37369 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 131.831 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.05 index
    Pedality hydrological score 3.0958905
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 24.33658 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 2172.095 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 15.94496 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 3.0958905
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 5.67014
    Unreliable water retention parameters 44.444443
    Water holding capacity 71000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 80.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.4645 Weathering Intensity Index
    Aspect 205.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 68.5 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Elevation 4.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.72258806 degrees
    Topographic relief 0.2320275 m
    Topographic roughness 11.60123 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.061671 %
    Valley bottom % 37.5 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 2.665054
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1119 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 19.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 96.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 4.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 41.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 18.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2277 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 115.37037 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 123.32258 Day