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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.20184-013

Preserved specimen of Heteroclinus perspicillatus (Valenciennes, 1836) | Common Weedfish recorded on 1978-03-11


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 code Australian Museum Ichthyology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number I.20184-013
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:8047415","urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.20184-013"]
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Larson, Dr Helen - Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory  
Identified date 1978
Collector 1.  Oese, D. H   2.  Ussell, B. R  
Supplied as "D HOESE & B RUSSELL"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status PRESENT
Sampling protocol [100 FT SEINE]
Date identified 1978
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";


Event ID
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";
Occurrence date 1978-03-11
Sampling protocol 100 FT SEINE  
Date precision DAY
Event time 13:50


Scientific name Heteroclinus perspicillatus
Supplied scientific name "Heteroclinus perspicillatus (Valenciennes, 1836)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Common Weedfish
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Clinidae
Genus Heteroclinus
Species Heteroclinus perspicillatus
Match type exactMatch
Accepted name usage Heteroclinus perspicillatus (Valenciennes, 1836)
Scientific name authorship (Valenciennes, 1836)
Name according to (Valenciennes, 1836)


Country Australia
State or Territory South Australia
Latitude -35.6
Supplied as: "-35.6"
Longitude 137.6
Supplied as: "137.6"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality KANGAROO IS : BAY OF SHOALS
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.20184] Australia, South Australia, KANGAROO IS : BAY OF SHOALS (35° 36' S, 137° 36' E) 11/03/1978 - 11/03/1978, D HOESE & B RUSSELL(Collector), 100 FT SEINE";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 35° 36' S
Marine false
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 137° 36' E

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Encounter
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Encounter
    NRM Regions 2010 Kangaroo Island
    NRM Regions 2017 Kangaroo Island
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Kangaroo Island
    IMCRA 4 Regions Spencer Gulf Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions St Vincent Gulf
    States including coastal waters South Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Vegetation types - native Mallee woodlands and shrublands
    Vegetation types - present Mallee woodlands and shrublands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 463.75 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 210.25 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 2.75 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 42.75 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 60.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 42.75 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 18.5 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 214.75 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 17.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 43.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.1 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 15.825 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 16.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 8.25 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.1 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 7.975 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 19.825 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.47 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.0525
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 25.175001 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 19.825 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 12.175 degrees C
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.4325
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.90250003
    Elevation 51.0 m