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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:H4367-05

Preserved specimen of Sigmops elongatus (Günther, 1878) | Elongate Fangjaw recorded on 1985-02-21


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 H4367-05
Other catalog numbers H 4367-05
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by J Pogonoski
Identified date 11 Jan 2013
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Sampling protocol Midwater trawl
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Identification verification status n
Date identified 2013-01-11
Supplied as 11 Jan 2013


Occurrence date 1985-02-21
Sampling protocol Midwater trawl
Verbatim event date 21 Feb 1985
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Sigmops elongatus
Identified to rank species
Common name Elongate Fangjaw
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Stomiiformes
Family Gonostomatidae
Genus Sigmops
Species Sigmops elongatus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Günther, 1878)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Tasmania
Latitude -43.6083
Supplied as: "-43.6083"
Longitude 148.1966
Supplied as: "148.1966"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality S of Tasman Peninsula
Minimum depth in metres 0
Maximum depth in metres 200
Coordinate precision 0.0001
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude start_lat: 43 36.5 S; finish_lat: 43 35.7 S;
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude start_lon: 148 11.8 E; finish_lon: 148 09.7 E;
Footprint well known text LINESTRING (148.1966 -43.6083, 148.1616 -43.595)

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2016-04-13
dcterms:rights holder CSIRO
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim modified 13 Apr 2016

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 0afe3b88-622c-4d31-b694-153011739cc1
    Data Resource
    Raw Scientific Name Sigmops elongatus
    Coordinates -43.60833,148.19667
    Related records
    Record UUID 94d93eba-a975-4957-8ace-e6d2befad440
    Data Resource CSIRO Ichthyology provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -43.6083,148.1966

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Tasmania Province
    Contiguous Zone Contiguous Zone
    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) 2.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    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 0.01597681
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 69.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.5219345 index
    Species Richness 43.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 13.729167 °C
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 40307.46 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 45.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.29999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.68 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.90999997 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.75 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 2.5 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.006 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.64 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.21 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.04 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 14.16 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.91 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.76 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -5.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 12.09 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 16.77 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 14.43549 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.06475866 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.3874879 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 435.04166 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -1769.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 3.974363 degrees