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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:A6873

PreservedSpecimen of Vanacampus phillipi | Port Phillip pipefish recorded on 1985-04-23


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection code Museums Victoria Ichthyology Collection
Catalog number A6873
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations specimenNature=Spirit specimen;specimenForm=Wet;fixativeTreatment=formalin 10%;storageMedium=ethanol 70%
Identified by Mark D. Norman - Museums Victoria
Identified date 1988
Collector Museum Victoria
Supplied as "Dr Gary C. Poore - Museum Victoria"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Supplied as
Collection ID
Owner institution code NMV
Field number SA 86
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Sampling protocol hand dredge
Dataset name SA
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Ichthyology
Institution ID NMV
Collection code Ichthyology
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1988


Field number SA 86
Collecting date 1985-04-23
Supplied date "1985-04-23T00:00:00;1985-04-23T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol hand dredge
Date precision Day
Event ID SA 86


Higher classification Animalia;Chordata;Craniata;Gnathostomata;Actinopterygii;Syngnathiformes;Syngnathoidei;Syngnathidae
Scientific name Vanacampus phillipi
Supplied scientific name "Vanacampus phillipi (Lucas, 1891)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Port Phillip pipefish
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Syngnathiformes
Family Syngnathidae
Genus Vanacampus
Species Vanacampus phillipi
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship (Lucas, 1891)
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia, South Australia
Country Australia
State / Province South Australia
Locality Venus Bay, off Venus Bay township
Latitude -33.23
Longitude 134.668
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Venus Bay, off Venus Bay township
Minimum depth in meters 3
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location ID SA 86
Biome Marine

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Marine West Coast Bays
    CAPAD 2012 Marine West Coast Bays
    CAPAD 2014 Marine West Coast Bays
    CAPAD 2016 Marine West Coast Bays
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Venus Bay IBA
    NRM Regions 2010 Eyre Peninsula
    NRM Regions 2014 Eyre Peninsula
    NRM Regions 2015 Eyre Peninsula
    NRM Regions 2017 Eyre Peninsula
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Eyre Peninsula
    IMCRA 4 Regions Spencer Gulf Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Eyre
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Classic "Mediterranean" climate with peaks of growth in winter and spring and moderate growth in winter
    Estuary habitat mapping 1197 Venus Bay Tidal Sand Banks
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 9.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World South Australian Gulfs
    States including coastal waters South Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5976
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 1.7198
    Endemism 0.015976174
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.008696148
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 26.82716 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.5348103 index
    Species Richness 6.0864196 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.24463904
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 0.77126235
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.035829607
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 181.11732 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 322.5186 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 68.262856 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.16142857 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 68.955185 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 77.76447 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 61.25618 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 26.78119 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 8.81 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.288185
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.64416903 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.5082949 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.3001318
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.28349012
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -2.278007
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 52.64857 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -154.33614 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -310.96286 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min -15.6142845 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 28.247143 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 18.798334 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 8.94 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 23.950953 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 12.335358 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 21.565704 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 8.187143 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 17.67 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.6671448 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.1514282 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 13.140015 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 11.615588 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -3.46286 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.0671387 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 9.220001 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 29.752857 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 16.612858 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 360.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 163.5 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 2.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 36.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 57.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 43.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 15.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 164.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -149.09714 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -310.3969 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 10.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 23.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 28.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 8.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 38.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 26.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 10.15 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 17.25 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 21.95 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 7.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.65 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 11.5 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 21.25 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.52 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.24
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 29.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 21.849998 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 12.7 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 258.2514 km/day
    Wind run - month max 280.53693 km/day
    Wind run - month min 227.27077 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 5.0855246 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 4.552908 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 5.363537 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 5.587846 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 5.139228 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 5.587846 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 4.3513827 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.102765 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.102765 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.56603885 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.56603885 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 1.5393829 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 5526.2896 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.39999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.73 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.25 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.9761 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.97999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 36.28 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 36.05 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 16.529999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.88 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.19 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 4.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 12.809999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 19.539999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 17.479881 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.11204106 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 1.0402604 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.24463904
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.77126235
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.035829607
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 144.03981 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 76.42417 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 6.652397 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 22.017513
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 69.41361
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 3.2246647
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies -294.36722 Gal
    Bulk density 1.4638298 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 44.60236 kgC/ha
    Clay % 13.0 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 12.5 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 180.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 0.0115 my
    Lithology - fertility 2.333333 index
    Lithology - mean age 0.00575 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) -2.2403321 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) -1.9393022 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 116.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.265
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.635
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.725
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.635
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.04
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.04
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 93.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.05
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 3563.859 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 50.72561 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 37.68609 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.6 index
    Pedality hydrological score 0.0
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 6.926675 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 522.9909 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 9.32333 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.6 m
    Soil pedality 2.0
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 3.0
    Topographic wetness index 2.453358
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 67.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.05295 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 96.75 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 1.964653
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.14294718 degrees
    Topographic relief 1.922101 m
    Topographic roughness 41.03976 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.9154038 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 2.783722
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0456 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 25.0 %
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.4 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1047 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 216.2258 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 203.32259 Day