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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.42644-003

Preserved specimen of Ammotretis elongatus McCulloch, 1914 | Elongate Flounder recorded on 2003-04


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.42644-003
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:8153064; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.42644-003
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Reader, Ms Sally Elizabeth - Australian Museum - Ichthyology
Identified date 2003
Collector Yau, Bernard
Supplied as "Yau, Mr Bernard"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol Purchase
Date identified 2003
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "3";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "3";
Occurrence date [date not supplied] Year: 2003, Month: 4, Day:
Supplied date "2003-04"
Sampling protocol Purchase
Date precision MONTH


Scientific name Ammotretis elongatus
Supplied scientific name "Ammotretis elongatus McCulloch, 1914"
Identified to rank species
Common name Elongate Flounder
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Pleuronectiformes
Family Pleuronectidae
Supplied as "Rhombosoleidae"
Genus Ammotretis
Species Ammotretis elongatus
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Ammotretis elongatus McCulloch, 1914
Scientific name authorship McCulloch, 1914
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to McCulloch, 1914


Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Latitude -32.0
Supplied as: "-32.0"
Longitude 115.0
Supplied as: "115.0"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Perth area
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.42644] Australia, Western Australia, Perth area (32° 0' S, 115° 0' E) /04/2003 - 2016, Yau, Mr Bernard(Collector), Purchase, Accession";
Coordinate precision 0.1
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 100000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 32° S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 115° E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2019/9/30
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 10km-100km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions SW West Australia
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Perth Canyon
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Perth Canyon
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Perth Canyon
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Perth Canyon
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Perth Canyon
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Western Province
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Perth Canyon Marine Park
    Contiguous Zone Contiguous Zone
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Canyon
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Leeuwin
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.06753678
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Occurrence Density 142.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.302153 index
    Species Richness 88.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 15.545834 °C
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 49988.04 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 50.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.35 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.86 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.24 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.8248999 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 14.400001 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.058000002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.37 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.719997 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.559998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 20.93 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.37 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.91999996 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -0.0106999995 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0049 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 18.91 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 22.769999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 20.993788 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.043631196 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.20509142 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 1106.5416 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -1106.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 15.507022 degrees