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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.28113-029

Preserved specimen of Siganus Forsskål, 1775 | Spinefoot recorded on 1988-11-09


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.28113-029
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:8091097; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.28113-029
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by party, Vityaz
Identified date 1988
Collector Paxton, J.|Collette, B.|Cohen, D.
Supplied as "J Paxton, B Collette, D Cohen,"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol derris, 2 bags
Date identified 1988
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";
Occurrence date 1988-11-09
Sampling protocol derris, 2 bags
Date precision DAY
Event time 9:30


Scientific name Siganus
Identified to rank genus
Common name Spinefoot
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Siganidae
Genus Siganus
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Siganus
Scientific name authorship Forsskål, 1775
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Madagascar
Latitude -14.716
Supplied as: "-14.716"
Longitude 50.95
Supplied as: "50.950"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Nosy Be, Andilana Beach 100 m west of hotel, 50 m offshore
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.28113] Madagascar, Nosy Be, Andilana Beach 100 m west of hotel, 50 m offshore (14° 43' S, 50° 57' E) 09/11/1988 - 09/11/1988, J Paxton, B Collette, D Cohen,(Collector), derris, 2 bags";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 14° 43' S
Marine true
Country Code MG
Verbatim longitude 50° 57' E

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 51
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 9.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Western and Northern Madagascar

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.026129832
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 164.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.7213874 index
    Species Richness 123.0 frequency
    Marspec Distance to Shore 76.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.71 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.04 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 4.12 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.2401 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 2.4 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.010000001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.96 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.26 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.93 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.609999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.55 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.26999998 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 4.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -4.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.41 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.449999 100 x degrees C