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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.39658-001

Preserved specimen of Xiphophorus maculatus (Günther, 1866) | Platy recorded on 1999-08-23


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.39658-001
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:8138755","urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.39658-001"]
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Jenkins, Dr Aaron - Wetlands International - Oceania Fiji Office  
Identified date 1999
Collector 1.  Jenkins, A.   2.  Tighe, K.  
Supplied as "A. Jenkins & K. Tighe"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status PRESENT
Sampling protocol [Electrofisher.]
Date identified 1999
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "3";


Event ID
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "3";
Occurrence date 1999-08-23
Sampling protocol Electrofisher.  
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Xiphophorus maculatus
Supplied scientific name "Xiphophorus maculatus (Günther, 1866)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Platy
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Cyprinodontiformes
Family Poeciliidae
Genus Xiphophorus
Species Xiphophorus maculatus
Match type exactMatch
Accepted name usage Xiphophorus maculatus (Günther, 1866)
Scientific name authorship (Günther, 1866)
Name according to (Günther, 1866)


Country Palau
Supplied as "Republic of Palau"
Latitude 7.50533
Supplied as: "7.50533"
Longitude 134.60166
Supplied as: "134.60166"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Ngardok Lake
Water body Pacific Ocean
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.39658] Pacific Ocean, Republic of Palau, Ngardok Lake (7° 30' 19" N, 134° 36' 06" E) 23/08/1999 - 23/08/1999, A. Jenkins & K. Tighe(Collector), Electrofisher.";
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 1000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 7° 30' 19.200" N
Marine false
Country code PW
Verbatim longitude 134° 36' 6.000" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2018/6/27
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 100m-1km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    World Country Boundaries Palau

    Environmental sampling for this location

    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 89.0 %