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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.15557-124

Preserved specimen of Secutor insidiator (Bloch, 1787) | Pugnose Ponyfish recorded on 1963-11-27


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.15557-124
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:8022235; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.15557-124
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Munro, Dr Ian S. R.
Identified date 1969
Collector ISR Munro, CSIRO Prawn Survey
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol Prawn trawl
Date identified 1969
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";
Occurrence date 1963-11-27
Supplied date "1963-11-27/1965-02"
Sampling protocol Prawn trawl
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Secutor insidiator
Supplied scientific name "Secutor insidiator (Bloch, 1787)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Pugnose Ponyfish
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Leiognathidae
Genus Secutor
Species Secutor insidiator
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Secutor insidiator (Bloch, 1787)
Scientific name authorship (Bloch, 1787)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Bloch, 1787)


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -17.416
Supplied as: "-17.416"
Longitude 140.166
Supplied as: "140.166"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Gulf of Carpentaria
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.15557] Australia, Queensland, Gulf of Carpentaria (17° 25' S, 140° 10' E) 27/11/1963 - /02/1965, ISR Munro, CSIRO Prawn Survey(Collector), Prawn trawl";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 17° 25' S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 140° 10' E

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Arafura Sea Gulf of Carpenteria
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Karumba-Nassau
    Contiguous Zone Contiguous Zone
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    PSMA Localities (2018) GULF OF CARPENTARIA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MOUNT ISA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) TRAEGER

    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 0.020527499
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 334.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.6448293 index
    Species Richness 300.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 28783.57 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 33.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.00962 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 3.24 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 10.41 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 112.659996 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 13.6318 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.0 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.809998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.12 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.369999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 32.57 100 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 19.8 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 30.21 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.748121 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.17662233 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 2.4323964 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 3.0833333 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -7.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.11221663 degrees