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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.34277

PreservedSpecimen of Cheirimedon femoratus recorded on 1982-01-25


Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalogue Number P.34277
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:1119511; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.34277
Occurrence ID - Marine & Other:P.34277
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Lowry, Dr James Kenneth - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates
Identified date 1983
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1983


Collecting date 1982-01-25
Date precision Day
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Scientific name Cheirimedon femoratus
Supplied scientific name "Cheirimedon femoratus (Pfeffer, 1888)"
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Amphipoda
Family Lysianassidae
Genus Cheirimedon
Species Cheirimedon femoratus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Pfeffer, 1888)
Accepted name usage Cheirimedon femoratus (Pfeffer, 1888)


Latitude -68.583
Longitude 77.883
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Prydz Bay, Vestfold Hills, near Davis Station
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[Site C] Antarctica, Prydz Bay, Vestfold Hills, near Davis Station (68° 35' S, 77° 53' E) 25/01/1982 - 25/01/1982";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Verbatim longitude 77° 53' E
Verbatim latitude 68° 35' S

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 58
    Marine Ecoregions of the World East Antarctic Wilkes Land
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.14963312
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 1240.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.4919901 index
    Species Richness 113.0 frequency
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.4499999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 0.56 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 19.72 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 0.0784 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 2.3 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.008 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.26999998 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.54 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 33.78 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 0.78 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.09 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.96 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -2.9999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0011 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 0.5 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 1.06 100 x degrees C