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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:A20541

Preserved specimen of Hoplostethus gigas McCulloch, 1914 | Sawbelly recorded on 1913-05-14


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection Museums Victoria Ichthyology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number A20541
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Spirit specimen | Wet | unknown | ethanol 70%
Identified by Dr Martin F. Gomon - Museums Victoria
Identified date 2012
Collector Commonwealth Department of Fisheries
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 1 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC0
Supplied as
Institution ID
Language en
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol trawl, demersal
Associated records REPRESENTATIVE
Dataset Ichthyology
Date identified 2012


Occurrence date 1913-05-14
Supplied date "1913-05-14T00:00:00\1913-05-14T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol trawl, demersal
Date precision DAY


Higher classification Animalia | Chordata | Craniata | Gnathostomata | Actinopterygii | Beryciformes | Trachichthyidae
Scientific name Hoplostethus gigas
Supplied scientific name "Hoplostethus gigas McCulloch, 1914"
Identified to rank species
Common name Sawbelly
Supplied common name "Giant Sawbelly"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Beryciformes
Family Trachichthyidae
Genus Hoplostethus
Species Hoplostethus gigas
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship McCulloch, 1914
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia | Western Australia
Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Locality Great Australian Bight, S from Eucla
Latitude -33.52
Supplied as: "-33.52"
Longitude 128.95
Supplied as: "128.95"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Great Australian Bight, S from Eucla
Minimum depth in metres 640
Maximum depth in metres 823
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources Google Earth
Georeference protocol estimated
Terrestrial false
Marine true
Country Code AU

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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 8ebeba3c-e31b-4e40-8a6c-159422c699b4
    Data Resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Hoplostethus gigas McCulloch, 1914
    Coordinates -33.52,128.95
    Related records
    Record UUID f5812ee9-7584-4517-986b-918c1092b9a1
    Data Resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Hoplostethus gigas McCulloch, 1914
    Coordinates -38.83,141.88

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southern Province
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Terrace
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Great Australian Bight
    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 0.025537869
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 9.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.8310205 index
    Species Richness 7.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 10.529166 °C
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 134932.95 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 186.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.44 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.2799997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 2.09 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.4305 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 2.6000001 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.003 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.25 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 36.12 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.84 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 17.66 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.68 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.96 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -4.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 15.219999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 20.5 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 17.812593 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.042598784 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.19121824 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 613.0 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -1096.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 3.7345595 degrees