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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.32971-015

Preserved specimen of MELAMPHAIDAE | Bigscales recorded on 1972-02-21

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 Australian Museum Ichthyology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number I.32971-015
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:8106836; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.32971-015
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Ichthyology:I.32971-015
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by O'Connor, D
Identified date 1994
Collector RV Delgado (ORSTOM)
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol Plankton net (O.5 mm MBH), oblique tow
Date identified 1994
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "3";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "3";
Occurrence date 1972-02-21
Sampling protocol Plankton net (O.5 mm MBH), oblique tow
Date precision DAY
Event time 18:55

Taxonomy

Scientific name MELAMPHAIDAE
Identified to rank family
Common name Bigscales
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Stephanoberyciformes
Family Melamphaidae
Genus Melamphaidae
Name match metric higherMatch
Accepted name Melamphaidae
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country unknown or invalid
Supplied as "Western Indian Ocean"
Latitude -14.466
Supplied as: "-14.466"
Longitude 41.09499
Supplied as: "41.09499"
Datum EPSG:4326
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.32971] Western Indian Ocean (14° 28' S, 41° 05' 42" E) 21/02/1972 - 21/02/1972, RV Delgado (ORSTOM)(Collector), Plankton net (O.5 mm MBH), oblique tow";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 14° 28' S
Biome MARINE
Marine true
Country Code ZZ
Verbatim longitude 41° 5' 42.000" E

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine East African Marine
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 51
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 10.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World East African Coral Coast

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.009129946
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 21.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.0445225 index
    Species Richness 21.0 frequency
    Distance
    Marspec Distance to Shore 29.0 km
    Marine
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.41 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.62 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.77 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.573 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 3.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.0050000004 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.96999997 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.23 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.0 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 27.32 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.82 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.22999999 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 2.9999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 25.31 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.93 100 x degrees C