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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.30387-002

Preserved specimen of Aphanopus capricornis Parin, 1994 | Capricorn Scabbardfish recorded on 1984-07-17


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.30387-002
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:8099058; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.30387-002
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Graham, Mr Ken - Australian Museum - Ichthyology
Identified date 2012-3
Collector Kapala, F.R.V.
Supplied as "FRV Kapala"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol 21m headline Boris Box net
Date identified 2012-03
Supplied as 2012-3
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "2";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "2";
Occurrence date 1984-07-17
Sampling protocol 21m headline Boris Box net
Date precision DAY
Event time 13:35


Scientific name Aphanopus capricornis
Supplied scientific name "Aphanopus capricornis Parin, 1994"
Identified to rank species
Common name Capricorn Scabbardfish
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Trichiuridae
Genus Aphanopus
Species Aphanopus capricornis
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Aphanopus capricornis Parin, 1994
Scientific name authorship Parin, 1994
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Parin, 1994


Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -32.9
Supplied as: "-32.900"
Longitude 152.75833
Supplied as: "152.75833"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality E of Newcastle
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.30387] Australia, New South Wales, E of Newcastle (32° 55' S, 152° 45' E) 17/07/1984 - 17/07/1984, FRV Kapala(Collector), 21m headline Boris Box net";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 32° 54' 0" S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 152° 45' 30" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2013/7/23
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
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Slope
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 4.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Manning-Hawkesbury

    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 0.022512918
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3794
    Occurrence Density 328.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.9689245 index
    Species Richness 180.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 29381.172 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 56.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.24 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.2799997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.58 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.8274 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 3.6000001 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.022000002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.84999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.66 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.55 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 21.67 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.42 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.52 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0019999999 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 19.09 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 24.369999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 21.988165 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.05078324 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.258467 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 832.3333 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -1017.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 5.115307 degrees