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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.21841-016

Preserved specimen of Gazza minuta (Bloch, 1797) | Toothpony recorded on 1980-11-16


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.21841-016
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:1342053; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.21841-016
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Jones, G
Identified date 1980
Collector Csiro, Soela
Supplied as "CSIRO Soela"
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 1 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol Engel trawl
Associated records REPRESENTATIVE
State conservation Northern Territory:
Date identified 1980
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";
Occurrence date 1980-11-16
Sampling protocol Engel trawl
Date precision DAY
Event time 11:5


Scientific name Gazza minuta
Supplied scientific name "Gazza minuta (Bloch, 1797)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Toothpony
Supplied common name "Toothed Ponyfish"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Leiognathidae
Genus Gazza
Species Gazza minuta
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Gazza minuta (Bloch, 1797)
Scientific name authorship (Bloch, 1797)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Bloch, 1797)


Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Latitude -11.55833
Supplied as: "-11.55833"
Longitude 133.233
Supplied as: "133.233"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Arafura Sea
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.21841] Australia, Northern Territory, Arafura Sea (11° 35' S, 133° 15' E) 16/11/1980 - 16/11/1980, CSIRO Soela(Collector), Engel trawl";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 11° 33' 30" S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 133° 14' 0" E

Additional properties

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record has been identified as the representative occurrence in a group of associated occurrences. This mean other records have been detected that seem to relate to this record and this particular record has the most detailed information on the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 4f19654f-23b5-4c7d-90ce-8aac0a89aadd
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Gazza minuta (Bloch, 1797)
    Coordinates -11.55833,133.233
    Related records
    Record UUID e3191cfa-da41-4b0c-874c-5c6b09329165
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Gazza minuta (Bloch, 1797)
    Coordinates -11.55833,133.233

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Arnhem Land
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northern Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Cobourg
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) ARAFURA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARAFURA

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5567
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.6326
    Endemism 0.00525816
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 351.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.401512 index
    Species Richness 104.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 18414.09 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 16.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.012052 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.43 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.39 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 15.48 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.3272998 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.01 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.0 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.469997 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 27.73 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.57 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 1.0 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.64 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 30.029999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.142448 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.11456928 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 1.1084272 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 10.083333 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -20.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.0 degrees