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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.39897-008

Preserved specimen of Hippocampus tristis Castelnau, 1872 | Sad Seahorse recorded on 1999-07-08


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.39897-008
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:8139185","urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.39897-008"]
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Pogonoski, Mr John - Australian Museum - Ichthyology  
Collector K Graham on FV Trader Horn
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [Demersal prawn trawl]
Date identified 2000
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "3";


Event ID
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "3";
Occurrence date 1999-07-08
Sampling protocol Demersal prawn trawl  
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Hippocampus tristis
Supplied scientific name "Hippocampus tristis Bleeker, 1852"
Identified to rank species
Common name Sad Seahorse
Supplied common name "Dull Seahorse"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Syngnathiformes
Family Syngnathidae
Genus Hippocampus
Species Hippocampus tristis
Name match metric canonicalMatch
Accepted name Hippocampus tristis Bleeker, 1852
Scientific name authorship Castelnau, 1872
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Bleeker, 1852


Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -29.683
Supplied as: "-29.683"
Longitude 153.45
Supplied as: "153.45"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality off Sandon Bluffs :
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.39897] Australia, New South Wales, off Sandon Bluffs : (29° 38' S, 153° 28' E) 08/07/1999 - 08/07/1999, K Graham on FV Trader Horn(Collector), Demersal prawn trawl";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 29° 41' 0" S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 153° 27' 0" E

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject
dcterms modified 2018/6/27
dcterms type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Solitary Islands
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Tweed-Moreton

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 706.0 frequency
    Species Richness 369.0 frequency