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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.28139-003

Preserved specimen of Hoplostethus melanopus (Weber, 1913) | Smallscale Sawbelly recorded on 1988-12-03


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.28139-003
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:8091351; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.28139-003
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by party, Vityaz
Identified date 1988
Collector Vityaz party minus Sulak, see I.28114
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol Shrimp trawl, 19m
Date identified 1988
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";
Occurrence date 1988-12-03
Sampling protocol Shrimp trawl, 19m
Date precision DAY
Event time 9:25


Scientific name Hoplostethus melanopus
Supplied scientific name "Hoplostethus melanopus (Weber, 1913)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Smallscale Sawbelly
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Beryciformes
Family Trachichthyidae
Genus Hoplostethus
Species Hoplostethus melanopus
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Hoplostethus melanopus (Weber, 1913)
Scientific name authorship (Weber, 1913)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Weber, 1913)


Country Madagascar
Latitude -22.47166
Supplied as: "-22.47166"
Longitude 43.01
Supplied as: "43.01000"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality NW of Tulear
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.28139] Madagascar, NW of Tulear (22° 27' 24" S, 43° 00' E) 03/12/1988 - 03/12/1988, Vityaz party minus Sulak, see I.28114(Collector), Shrimp trawl, 19m";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 22° 28' 18.000" S
Marine true
Country Code MG
Verbatim longitude 43° 0' 36" E

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine West Madagascar Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 51
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 4.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Western and Northern Madagascar

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.044447213
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 5.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.609438 index
    Species Richness 5.0 frequency
    Marspec Distance to Shore 29.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.42 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.66 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.37 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.9744 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 2.7 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.96999997 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.399998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.27 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.63 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.98 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.21 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 2.9999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.279999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.939999 100 x degrees C