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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:A17289

PreservedSpecimen of Vanacampus phillipi | Port Phillip Pipefish recorded on 1996-02-19


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection code Museums Victoria Ichthyology Collection
Catalog number A17289
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations specimenNature=Spirit specimen;specimenForm=Wet;fixativeTreatment=formalin 10%;storageMedium=ethanol 70%
Identified by Matthew Lockett - Museum Victoria
Identified date 1996
Collector Bardsley, M. Tania|Museum Victoria|Ickeringill, R. Robyn|Museum Victoria|Lockett, M. Matthew|Museum Victoria
Supplied as "Tania M. Bardsley - Museum Victoria; Robyn Ickeringill - Museum Victoria; Matthew Lockett - Museum Victoria"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 3
License CC-BY
Supplied as
Collection ID
Owner institution code NMV
Field number MFG 187
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Sampling protocol SCUBA and rotenone
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Ichthyology
Institution ID NMV
Collection code Ichthyology
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1996


Field number MFG 187
Collecting date 1996-02-19
Supplied date "1996-02-19T11:30:00;1996-02-19T12:45:00"
Sampling protocol SCUBA and rotenone
Date precision Day
Event time 11:30:00;12:45:00
Event ID MFG 187


Higher classification Chordata;Craniata;Gnathostomata;Actinopterygii;Syngnathiformes;Syngnathoidei;Syngnathidae
Scientific name Vanacampus phillipi
Supplied scientific name "Vanacampus phillipi (Lucas, 1891)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Port Phillip Pipefish
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Syngnathiformes
Family Syngnathidae
Genus Vanacampus
Species Vanacampus phillipi
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship (Lucas, 1891)
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia, Victoria
Country Australia
State / Province Victoria
Locality Port Phillip Bay, St Kilda pier, just before RMYS marina gate
Latitude -37.8667
Longitude 144.963
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Port Phillip Bay, St Kilda pier, just before RMYS marina gate
Minimum depth in meters 2
Maximum depth in meters 2
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2014 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2015 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2017 Port Phillip and Western Port
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Port Phillip and Western Port
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IMCRA 4 Regions Bass Strait Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Victorian Embayments
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Estuary habitat mapping 39305 Port Phillip Bay Central Basin
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 6.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3839264.0 $
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.2854
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.6883
    Endemism 0.06703708
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.07749693
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4964
    Migratory species (2008) 11.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 352.4074 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.75244 index
    Species Richness 22.049383 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 8.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.5140249
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 0.98586315
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.20266564
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 113.29522 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 193.36267 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 48.384 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.08 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.30200002 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.058 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 72.44774 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 82.94669 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 62.72714 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 47.3085 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 34.182667 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.154358
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.47305956 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.2854135 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.97419405
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.15325594
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -0.026290802
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 58.229332 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -65.986725 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -147.00467 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min -0.6839981 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 24.905333 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 15.6125555 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 6.184 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 21.243555 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.487389 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 21.394653 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 6.264 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 14.835333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.609314 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.8506775 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 12.675995 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 10.756169 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -3.3953552 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.652649 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 8.446686 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 27.658667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 14.982667 degrees C
    Evaporation - average 15126.0 ml
    Evaporation - variability 12.0 %
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 631.1667 mm
    Precipitation - autumn 163.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 0.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 155.16667 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 8.833333 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 127.166664 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 15.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring 185.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer 151.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 132.33333 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 15.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 185.83333 mm
    Precipitation - winter 156.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -55.459602 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -156.74832 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 7.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 21.483334 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 25.166668 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 5.883333 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 44.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.833332 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 19.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 14.8 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 21.433332 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.25 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.25 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.466666 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 19.349998 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.2683333
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 26.666668 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 19.55 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 14.883333 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 324.55762 km/day
    Wind run - month max 375.4562 km/day
    Wind run - month min 282.47498 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 5.903038 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 5.4376845 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.209171 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 6.376285 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 6.0420566 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 6.376285 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.421028 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.8315425 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.8315425 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.01 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.52478564 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.01 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 952.78735 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Remoteness index 0.0
    Drainage - average 340.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 167.0 %
    Runoff - average 0.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.11 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 10.92 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.17999999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 14.9776 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.003 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.97999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.64 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.579998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 15.889999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.53 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.14 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 10.639999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 21.56 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 15.767543 Degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.5037956
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.7792982
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.20266564
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 84.5497 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 31.022375 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.3422573 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -0.8487674 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 45.341602
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 70.13683
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 18.239906
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 1.7554858 Gal
    Bulk density 1.3240714 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 41.16383 kgC/ha
    Clay % 12.750295 %
    Erodibility 22.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 6.25 %
    Erosivity 791.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 166.56604 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 19.394001 my
    Lithology - fertility 2.928571 index
    Lithology - mean age 113.60326 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 1.0903429 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.87025476 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 47.0 nT
    Moisture - average 49.0 %
    Moisture - variability 9.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.58
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.86
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.90166664
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.8883333
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.20166667
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.23833333
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 45.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.24166666
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 3560.376 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 40.90672 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 88.58327 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.1333333 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.9075516
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 16.24904 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 875.6798 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 7.503617 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.92 m
    Soil pedality 1.9075516
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.4
    Topographic wetness index 5.842941
    Unreliable water retention parameters 10.301887
    Water holding capacity 37000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 129.4 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.02714 Weathering Intensity Index
    Aspect 226.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 25.916666 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Elevation 1.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.22241831 degrees
    Topographic relief 8.438489 m
    Topographic roughness 73.46002 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.6651806 %
    Valley bottom % 56.25 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 2.690825
    NDVI Mean 29.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 149.26666 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 280.74194 Day