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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:H6862-01

Preserved specimen of Diaphus mollis Tåning, 1928 | Soft Lanternfish recorded on 2008-06-15


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 H6862-01
Other catalog numbers H 6862-01
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by J Pogonoski
Identified date 29 Oct 2018
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Sampling protocol MIDOC
Identification verification status 2s
Date identified 2018-10-29
Supplied as 29 Oct 2018


Occurrence date 2008-06-15
Sampling protocol MIDOC
Verbatim event date 15 Jun 2008
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Diaphus mollis
Identified to rank species
Common name Soft Lanternfish
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Myctophiformes
Family Myctophidae
Genus Diaphus
Species Diaphus mollis
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Tåning, 1928
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Norway
Supplied as "no"
Latitude -40.47583
Supplied as: "-40.47583"
Longitude 157.07816
Supplied as: "157.07816"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality southern Tasman Sea
Water body Tasman Sea
Minimum depth in metres 218
Maximum depth in metres 104
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 5.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude start_lat: 40 28.55 S; finish_lat: 40 28.30 S;
Marine true
Country Code NO
Verbatim longitude start_lon: 157 04.69 E; finish_lon: 157 03.04 E;
Footprint well known text LINESTRING (157.07816 -40.47583, 157.05066 -40.47166)

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2019-04-15
dcterms:rights holder CSIRO
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim modified 15 Apr 2019

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    Additional political boundaries information

    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.0830241
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 12.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.2538576 index
    Species Richness 10.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 330142.9 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 858.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.13 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.99 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.17 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.3695998 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 1.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.006 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.26 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.44 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.36 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 15.969999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.309998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.96 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 4.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 13.67 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 18.66 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 16.17006 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.05667296 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.29563162 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 210.70833 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -4503.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.4760691 degrees