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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:H6694-03

Preserved specimen of Crossorhombus howensis Hensley & Randall, 1993 | Lord Howe Flounder recorded on 2003-12-15


Data partner CSIRO National Fish Collection
Data resource CSIRO Ichthyology provider for OZCAM
Institution code Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Supplied institution code "CSIRO"
Collection Australian National Fish Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number H6694-03
Other catalog numbers H 6694-03
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by D Gledhill
Identified date 26 Nov 2013
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 1 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Sampling protocol demersal trawl
Associated records REPRESENTATIVE
Identification verification status 2s
Date identified 2013-11-26
Supplied as 26 Nov 2013


Occurrence date 2003-12-15
Sampling protocol demersal trawl
Verbatim event date 15 Dec 2003
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Crossorhombus howensis
Identified to rank species
Common name Lord Howe Flounder
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Pleuronectiformes
Family Bothidae
Genus Crossorhombus
Species Crossorhombus howensis
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Hensley & Randall, 1993
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -18.36249
Supplied as: "-18.36249"
Longitude 147.27599
Supplied as: "147.27599"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality NE of Townsville
Minimum depth in metres 75
Maximum depth in metres 75
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 5.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude start_lat: 18 21.75 S;
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude start_lon: 147 16.56 E;

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2013-12-16
dcterms:rights holder CSIRO
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim modified 16 Dec 2013

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record has been identified as the representative occurrence in a group of associated occurrences. This mean other records have been detected that seem to relate to this record and this particular record has the most detailed information on the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 744b6996-534c-4726-8d9a-826d1a9ab1f1
    Data Resource CSIRO Ichthyology provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -18.36249,147.27599
    Related records
    Record UUID 553ea0dc-036d-4e6f-9714-f52d0d84e208
    Data Resource
    Raw Scientific Name Crossorhombus howensis
    Coordinates -18.3625,147.276

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Central & North GBR
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Directory of Important Wetlands Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Central Reef
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CASSOWARY COAST REGIONAL
    PSMA Localities (2018) CORAL SEA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) HINCHINBROOK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) HINCHINBROOK

    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 0.014478941
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 255.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.5955834 index
    Species Richness 130.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 97580.48 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 61.0 km
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.045431 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -78.491135 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.94 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.71 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 7.98 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.4476 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.7 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.90999997 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.53 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.13 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.17 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.59 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.42 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 2.9999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 4.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 23.859999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.57 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.523764 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.03769738 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.14965604 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 53.208332 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -78.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.11821317 degrees