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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.34377-004

Preserved specimen of Leiognathus Lacépède, 1802 | ponyfishes recorded on 1993-10-24


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.34377-004
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:8115649; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.34377-004
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Bray, Ms Dianne - Museum Victoria - Ichthyology
Identified date 1993
Collector Bray, D.
Supplied as "D Bray & S Reader on FV PEGGY D"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol Try net on prawn trawler
Date identified 1993
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";
Occurrence date 1993-10-24
Sampling protocol Try net on prawn trawler
Date precision DAY
Event time 19:4


Scientific name Leiognathus
Supplied scientific name "Leiognathus mortoniensis Ogilby, 1912"
Identified to rank genus
Common name ponyfishes
Supplied common name "Zigzag Ponyfish"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Leiognathidae
Genus Leiognathus
Species Leiognathus mortoniensis
Name match metric higherMatch
Accepted name Leiognathus mortoniensis Ogilby, 1912
Scientific name authorship Lacépède, 1802
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Ogilby, 1912


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -22.35575
Supplied as: "-22.35575"
Longitude 150.41325
Supplied as: "150.41325"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality 7.5km WSW of Townshend Island
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.34377] Australia, Queensland, 7.5km WSW of Townshend Island (22° 21' 16" S, 150° 24' 36" E) 24/10/1993 - 24/10/1993, D Bray & S Reader on FV PEGGY D(Collector), Try net on prawn trawler";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 22° 21' 20.700" S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 150° 24' 47.700" E

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Keppel Islands & Capricorn Bunker Reefs, Souther GBR
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Great Barrier Reef Coast
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Directory of Important Wetlands Shoalwater Bay
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    NRM Regions 2010 Fitzroy
    NRM Regions 2014 Fitzroy
    NRM Regions 2015 Fitzroy
    NRM Regions 2017 Fitzroy
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Fitzroy
    RAMSAR wetland regions Shoalwater and Corio Bays Area (Shoalwater Bay Training Area, in part - Corio Bay)
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Fitzroy
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Shoalwater Coast
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Basin
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 11.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 LIVINGSTONE SHIRE
    PSMA Localities (2018) SHOALWATER
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MIRANI
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) MIRANI

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.2395
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.4284
    Endemism 0.012364343
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.016695838
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 2113.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.0911036 index
    Species Richness 169.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 7796.46 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 7.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.105521 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -16.70057 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.69 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 7.8599997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 4.33 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 7.2976 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.89 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.71 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.42 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 24.3 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.02 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.44 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 20.14 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.0 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 24.451218 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.1614135 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 2.0615823 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 33.041668 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -16.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.2646008 degrees