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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.21617-003

PreservedSpecimen of Torquigener hicksi | Hick's Toadfish recorded on 1979-06-09

Dataset

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
Catalog number I.21617-003
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:8059211; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.21617-003
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Ichthyology:I.21617-003
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Hardy, G
Identified date 1988
Collector Courageous, R.V.
Supplied as "RV Courageous"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Sampling protocol Demersal trawl
Occurrence status present
Collection code Ichthyology
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1988
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";
Collecting date 1979-06-09
Sampling protocol Demersal trawl
Date precision Day
Event time 6:45
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:8023728

Taxonomy

Scientific name Torquigener hicksi
Supplied scientific name "Torquigener hicksi Hardy, 1983"
Taxon rank species
Common name Hick's Toadfish
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Tetraodontiformes
Family Tetraodontidae
Genus Torquigener
Species Torquigener hicksi
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Name according to Hardy, 1983
Accepted name usage Torquigener hicksi Hardy, 1983

Geospatial

Country Australia
State / Province Western Australia
Latitude -12.616
Longitude 123.733
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality North West Shelf
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.21617] Australia, Western Australia, North West Shelf (12° 37' S, 123° 44' E) 09/06/1979 - 09/06/1979, RV Courageous(Collector), Demersal trawl";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 123° 44' E
Verbatim latitude 12° 37' S

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Arafura Sea Gulf of Carpenteria
    NRM Regions 2010 Ashmore and Cartier Islands
    NRM Regions 2014 Ashmore and Cartier Islands
    NRM Regions 2015 Ashmore and Cartier Islands
    NRM Regions 2017 Ashmore and Cartier Islands
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Timor Province
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Deep/hole/valley
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 3.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.108675666
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 0.19753087 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.17283951 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 210435.53 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 93.0 km
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.014125 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.62 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.86 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 4.5299997 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.3981999 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.51 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.75 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.469997 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 28.39 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.13 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.85999995 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 26.24 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 30.099998 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.677767 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.04174027 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.19362538 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 16.916666 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -208.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.16030698 degrees