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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.19689-016

Preserved specimen of Diaphus Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890 recorded on 1969-10-30


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.19689-016
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:8043371; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.19689-016
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Paxton, J
Identified date 1969
Collector Tagula, F.R.V.
Supplied as "FRV TAGULA"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol 2M IKMWT
Date identified 1969
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1";
Occurrence date 1969-10-30
Sampling protocol 2M IKMWT
Date precision DAY
Event time 20:15


Scientific name Diaphus
Identified to rank genus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Myctophiformes
Family Myctophidae
Genus Diaphus
Species Diaphus spp
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Diaphus
Scientific name authorship Eigenmann & Eigenmann, 1890
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Papua New Guinea
Latitude -5.05
Supplied as: "-5.050"
Longitude 145.866
Supplied as: "145.866"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality OFF MADANG :
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.19689] Papua New Guinea, OFF MADANG : (5° 03' S, 145° 52' E) 30/10/1969 - 30/10/1969, FRV TAGULA(Collector), 2M IKMWT";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 5° 3' S
Marine false
Country Code PG
Verbatim longitude 145° 52' E

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bismarck Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.04092658
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 432.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.6184273 index
    Species Richness 323.0 frequency
    Marspec Distance to Shore 6.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.42 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 1.6999999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 11.099999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 0.2846 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 5.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.120000005 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.95 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.67 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.219997 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 28.199999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.25 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.29 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -0.0064 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0056 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 27.31 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.01 100 x degrees C