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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.25854-006

PreservedSpecimen of Lampanyctus macdonaldi | MacDonald's Lanternfish recorded on 1986-07-02


Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Ichthyology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalogue Number I.25854-006
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:8081916; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.25854-006
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Paxton, J
Identified date 1986
Collector Paxton, J.
Supplied as "J Paxton - FRV Walther Herwig 76"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Sampling protocol Midwater trawl
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1986
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1";
Collecting date 1986-07-02
Supplied date "1986-07-02/03"
Sampling protocol Midwater trawl
Event date end 1986-07-03
Date precision Month
Event time 23:30
Event ID


Scientific name Lampanyctus macdonaldi
Supplied scientific name "Lampanyctus macdonaldi (Goode & Bean, 1896)"
Taxon rank species
Common name MacDonald's Lanternfish
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Myctophiformes
Family Myctophidae
Genus Lampanyctus
Species Lampanyctus macdonaldi
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Goode & Bean, 1896)
Accepted name usage Lampanyctus macdonaldi (Goode & Bean, 1896)


Latitude 54.783
Longitude -18.166
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality West of Ireland, Rockall Trough
Water body North Atlantic Ocean
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.25854] North Atlantic Ocean, West of Ireland, Rockall Trough (54° 47' N, 18° 10' W) 02/07/1986 - 03/07/1986, J Paxton - FRV Walther Herwig 76(Collector), Midwater trawl";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Verbatim longitude 18° 10' W
Verbatim latitude 54° 47' N

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    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 27

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.07681828
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 11.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.3978953 index
    Species Richness 11.0 frequency
    Marspec Distance to Shore 885.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.04 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.12 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.02 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.21 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.3 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.003 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.34 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.37 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.35 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 11.9 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.329998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.93 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 10.28 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 14.4 100 x degrees C