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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:A25122-6

Preserved specimen of Photostomias lucingens Kenaley, 2009 | a loosejaw dragonfish recorded on 2003-05-19


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 A25122-6
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Spirit specimen | Wet | formalin 10% | ethanol 70%
Identified by Dianne J. Bray - Museums Victoria
Identified date 28/09/2010
Collector Bray, J. Dianne|Museums Victoria|Norfanz, Team
Supplied as "Dianne J. Bray - Museums Victoria | NORFANZ team"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 2
License CC0
Supplied as
Institution ID
Field number TAN0308-046
Language en
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol trawl, ratcatcher bottom
Dataset / Survey name NORFANZ
Dataset Ichthyology
Date identified 2010-09-28
Supplied as 28/09/2010


Field number TAN0308-046
Occurrence date 2003-05-19
Supplied date "2003-05-19T11:11:00\2003-05-19T12:14:00"
Sampling protocol trawl, ratcatcher bottom
Date precision DAY
Event time 11:11:00\12:14:00


Higher classification Animalia | Chordata | Craniata | Gnathostomata | Actinopterygii | Stomiiformes | Phosichthyoidei | Stomiidae | Malacosteinae
Scientific name Photostomias lucingens
Supplied scientific name "Photostomias lucingens Kenaley, 2009"
Identified to rank species
Common name a loosejaw dragonfish
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Stomiiformes
Family Stomiidae
Genus Photostomias
Species Photostomias lucingens
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Kenaley, 2009
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Tasman Sea
Locality between the North Norfolk Ridge and Lord Howe Rise
Latitude -27.6428
Supplied as: "-27.6428"
Longitude 163.712
Supplied as: "163.712"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality between the North Norfolk Ridge and Lord Howe Rise
Water body Tasman Sea
Minimum depth in metres 1635
Maximum depth in metres 1749
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference protocol original
Terrestrial false
Marine true

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 1.00000000

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.08505281
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 60.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.6348522 index
    Species Richness 42.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 733358.0 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 491.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.17 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.13 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.24 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.3158998 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 1.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.48 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.79 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.7 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 22.029999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.62 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.87 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 19.55 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 24.68 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 22.245337 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.034150943 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.12820524 mg/m^3
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -1731.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.8137932 degrees