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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:A11608

Preserved specimen of Xyrias revulsus Jordan & Snyder, 1901 | Strict Snake Eel recorded on 1979-11-22


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection Museums Victoria Ichthyology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number A11608
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Spirit specimen | Wet | formalin 10% | ethanol 70%
Identified by John E. McCosker - California Academy of Sciences
Identified date 1992
Collector Museum of Victoria
Supplied as "Dr Chung-Chen Lu - Museum of Victoria"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as
Institution ID
Field number AH 79-1
Language en
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol trawl, otter
Dataset Ichthyology
Date identified 1992


Field number AH 79-1
Occurrence date 1979-11-22
Supplied date "1979-11-22T20:05:00\1979-11-22T21:05:00"
Sampling protocol trawl, otter
Date precision DAY
Event time 20:05:00\21:05:00


Higher classification Animalia | Chordata | Craniata | Gnathostomata | Actinopterygii | Anguilliformes | Ophichthidae
Scientific name Xyrias revulsus
Supplied scientific name "Xyrias revulsus Jordan & Snyder, 1901"
Identified to rank species
Common name Strict Snake Eel
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Anguilliformes
Family Ophichthidae
Genus Xyrias
Species Xyrias revulsus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Jordan & Snyder, 1901
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Philippines
Country Philippines
Locality Bohol Sea, off Mindanao
Latitude 9.50667
Supplied as: "9.50667"
Longitude 123.842
Supplied as: "123.842"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Bohol Sea, off Mindanao
Minimum depth in metres 146
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country Code PH

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    Additional political boundaries information

    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 11.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Eastern Philippines

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.088600546
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 103.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.3849306 index
    Species Richness 88.0 frequency
    Marspec Distance to Shore 8.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.76 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 2.19 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 7.2 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 0.5977 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 2.4 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.010000001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.26 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.34 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.0 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 27.8 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.579998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.96 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0016 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0026999998 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 26.4 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.59 100 x degrees C