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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.19740-018

Preserved specimen of Diaphus luetkeni (Brauer, 1904) | Luetken's Lanternfish recorded on 1969-11-07


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.19740-018
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:8044450; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.19740-018
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Nafpaktitis, Dr B. G. - University of Southern California - Department of Biological Sciences
Identified date 1977
Collector Tagula, F.R.V.|Eginton
Supplied as "FRV TAGULA - EGINTON"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol IKMWT
Date identified 1977
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";
Occurrence date 1969-11-07
Sampling protocol IKMWT
Date precision DAY
Event time 19:30


Scientific name Diaphus luetkeni
Supplied scientific name "Diaphus luetkeni (Brauer, 1904)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Luetken's Lanternfish
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Myctophiformes
Family Myctophidae
Genus Diaphus
Species Diaphus luetkeni
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Diaphus luetkeni (Brauer, 1904)
Scientific name authorship (Brauer, 1904)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Brauer, 1904)


Country Papua New Guinea
Latitude -8.05
Supplied as: "-8.050"
Longitude 150.533
Supplied as: "150.533"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Solomon Sea : N of Luscan Cay Reefs
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.19740] Papua New Guinea, Solomon Sea : N of Luscan Cay Reefs (8° 03' S, 150° 32' E) 07/11/1969 - 07/11/1969, R EGINTON, RV TAGULA(Collector), IKMWT";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 8° 3' S
Marine true
Country Code PG
Verbatim longitude 150° 32' E

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Solomon Sea
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.032338586
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 32.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.362741 index
    Species Richness 30.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 16.133333 °C
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1037420.94 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 49.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.90999997 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 2.36 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 5.2799997 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 0.7155 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 3.1000001 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.11 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.93 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.579998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 28.15 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.02 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.98999995 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 26.699999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.06 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.639515 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.043184727 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.17415565 mg/m^3
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -1665.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 2.456694 degrees