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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:H6588-07

Preserved specimen of Xyrias revulsus Jordan & Snyder, 1901 | Strict Snake Eel recorded on 2007-07-02


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 H6588-07
Other catalog numbers H 6588-07
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by J Pogonoski
Identified date 18 Feb 2011
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 beam trawl
Associated records REPRESENTATIVE
Identification verification status 2s
Date identified 2011-02-18
Supplied as 18 Feb 2011


Occurrence date 2007-07-02
Sampling protocol beam trawl
Verbatim event date 02 Jul 2007
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Xyrias revulsus
Identified to rank species
Common name Strict Snake Eel
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Anguilliformes
Family Ophichthidae
Genus Xyrias
Species Xyrias revulsus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Jordan & Snyder, 1901
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Latitude -14.97266
Supplied as: "-14.97266"
Longitude 121.64266
Supplied as: "121.64266"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality NW of Cape Leveque
Minimum depth in metres 232
Maximum depth in metres 228
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 5.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude start_lat: 14 58.36 S; finish_lat: 14 57.76 S;
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude start_lon: 121 38.56 E; finish_lon: 121 39.26 E;
Footprint well known text LINESTRING (121.64266 -14.97266, 121.65433 -14.96266)

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2011-03-4
dcterms:rights holder CSIRO
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim modified 4 Mar 2011

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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 83efab83-19dd-4ed6-9a2f-e158de7fa054
    Data Resource CSIRO Ichthyology provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -14.97266,121.64266
    Related records
    Record UUID eb32eb91-a67e-43ec-a8fd-88f8e6f47a15
    Data Resource
    Raw Scientific Name Xyrias revulsus
    Coordinates -14.97267,121.64267

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Scott Reef
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Timor Province
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Slope
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 3.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome

    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 0.10774006
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 643.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.3287373 index
    Species Richness 271.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 165705.14 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 179.0 km
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.019818 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.47 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.6699998 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 2.21 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.4262999 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.8 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.93 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.829998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.59 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 28.25 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.36 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.35 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 26.08 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.75 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.645971 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.036835622 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.16006844 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 79.541664 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -238.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.44938326 degrees