Search Specimens

OZCAM (Online Zoo-log-i-cal Col-lec-tions of Aus-tralian Muse-ums) pro-vides access to an online data-base of records aggre-gated from fau-nal col-lec-tions data-bases in Aus-tralian museums.

Occurrence record: Ichthyology:CA1509

Preserved specimen of Crossorhombus azureus (Alcock, 1889) | Chain-mail Flounder recorded on 1980-11-07


Data partner CSIRO National Fish Collection
Data resource CSIRO Ichthyology provider for OZCAM
Institution code Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Supplied institution code "CSIRO"
Collection Australian National Fish Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number CA1509
Other catalog numbers CA 1509-
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by K Amaoka
Identified date 21 Aug 2003
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Identification verification status 1p
Date identified 2003-08-21
Supplied as 21 Aug 2003


Occurrence date 1980-11-07
Verbatim event date 07 Nov 1980
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Crossorhombus azureus
Identified to rank species
Common name Chain-mail Flounder
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Pleuronectiformes
Family Bothidae
Genus Crossorhombus
Species Crossorhombus azureus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Alcock, 1889)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Latitude -17.833
Supplied as: "-17.833"
Longitude 121.683
Supplied as: "121.683"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality N.W. of Roebuck Bay
Minimum depth in metres 60.0
Maximum depth in metres 52.0
Coordinate precision 0.001
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude start_lat: 17 50.0 S; finish_lat: 17 50.0 S;
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude start_lon: 121 41.0 E; finish_lon: 121 45.0 E;
Footprint well known text LINESTRING (121.683 -17.833, 121.75 -17.833)

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2010-09-6
dcterms:rights holder CSIRO
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim modified 6 Sep 2010

User flagged issues 

    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Coordinate uncertainty meters invalid Warning
    Min and max depth reversed Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Name not supplied Warning
    Show/Hide 83 passed properties
    Show/Hide 7 missing properties
    Show/Hide 13 tests that have not been run

    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID b3f5cf5b-2f87-42c6-92f7-3ef0bd6473d2
    Data Resource
    Raw Scientific Name Crossorhombus azureus
    Coordinates -17.83333,121.68333
    Related records
    Record UUID 5a0cd557-96e9-4d61-8b6f-b26487e9ab8d
    Data Resource CSIRO Ichthyology provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -17.833,121.683

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Western Australia Marine
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Northwest Shelf
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Deep/hole/valley
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.0064425473
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 3.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.0986123 index
    Species Richness 3.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 52318.008 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 59.0 km
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.116963 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.64 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.24 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 2.8999999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.7352998 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.011000001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.19 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.23 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.94 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 27.59 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.59 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.97999996 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -4.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 5.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.47 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.71 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.838182 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.05934956 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.3738859 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 9.875 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -56.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.11121036 degrees