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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:A23496

PreservedSpecimen of Vanacampus phillipi | Port Phillip pipefish recorded on 1980-12-01


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 code Museums Victoria Ichthyology Collection
Catalog number A23496
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations specimenNature=Spirit specimen;specimenForm=Wet;fixativeTreatment=formalin 10%;storageMedium=ethanol 70%
Identified by Dianne J. Bray - Museums Victoria
Identified date 14/04/2005
Collector Ramm, D. David|University of Melbourne, Zoology Department
Supplied as "David Ramm - University of Melbourne, Zoology Department"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Supplied as
Collection ID
Owner institution code NMV
Field number HR 1930
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Ichthyology
Institution ID NMV
Collection code Ichthyology
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2005-04-14
Supplied as 14/04/2005


Field number HR 1930
Collecting date 1980-12-01
Supplied date "1980-12-01T19:30:00;1980-12-01T00:00:00"
Date precision Day
Event time 19:30:00
Event ID HR 1930


Higher classification Animalia;Chordata;Craniata;Gnathostomata;Actinopterygii;Syngnathiformes;Syngnathoidei;Syngnathidae
Scientific name Vanacampus phillipi
Supplied scientific name "Vanacampus phillipi (Lucas, 1891)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Port Phillip pipefish
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Syngnathiformes
Family Syngnathidae
Genus Vanacampus
Species Vanacampus phillipi
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship (Lucas, 1891)
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia, Victoria
Country Australia
State / Province Victoria
Locality Warrnambool (C)
Locality Hopkins River mouth
Latitude -38.4025
Longitude 142.509
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Hopkins River mouth
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources Google Earth
Biome Marine

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Modified pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Glenelg Hopkins
    NRM Regions 2014 Glenelg Hopkins
    NRM Regions 2015 Glenelg Hopkins
    NRM Regions 2017 Glenelg Hopkins
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Glenelg Hopkins
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IMCRA 4 Regions Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Otway
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential rainfed croplands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: distinctly dry (and warm) summer
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Estuary habitat mapping 39006 Hopkins River Intertidal Flats
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Western Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Wannon
    Local Government Areas 2011 Warrnambool (C)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Warrnambool
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 8
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 558
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF VIC.
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) WARRNAMBOOL - SOUTH
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) WARRNAMBOOL
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) WARRNAMBOOL AND SOUTH WEST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) WANNON
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) WANNON
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) WARRNAMBOOL
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) WARRNAMBOOL
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) VICTORIA EXC. MELBOURNE
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Inner Regional Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) OTHER URBAN
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 20,000 TO 49,999
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) WARRNAMBOOL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) SOUTH-WEST COAST
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) SOUTH-WEST COAST
    PSMA States (2016) VICTORIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) WARRNAMBOOL
    Statistical Local Areas Warrnambool (C)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Surface Geology of Australia Qdc
    Vegetation - condition Replaced
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 62896.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 94730.0 dse
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.3425117E7 $
    Sheep numbers 800.0 dse
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.3853
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.9992
    Endemism 0.018500343
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.010162107
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 15.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 85.85185 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.090453 index
    Species Richness 6.234568 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 14.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.820032
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 2.1902616
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.14454621
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 110.17871 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 200.303 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 39.493 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.38 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 59.1905 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 26.81 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.2232264
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.82268816 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.42102793 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.4000155
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.2218155
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -1.4854922
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 86.711 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -50.98821 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -164.368 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 47.007 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 25.032 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 15.158 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 5.8519998 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 19.553165 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 9.950334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 18.093994 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 6.597 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 14.616 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.9060059 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.401001 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 10.972015 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 9.602829 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.8260193 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -1.9420166 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 8.018982 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 24.691 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 13.719 degrees C
    Evaporation - average 14615.0 ml
    Evaporation - variability 6.0 %
    Precipitation - annual 783.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 793.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn 192.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 61.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 288.66666 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 114.333336 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 34.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring 212.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring reliability 79.0 %
    Precipitation - summer 125.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer reliability 45.0 %
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 115.333336 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 25.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 288.66666 mm
    Precipitation - winter 270.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter reliability 81.0 %
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -39.352592 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -165.6294 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 14.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 7.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 22.066668 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 25.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 5.5 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 47.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 7.3 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 13.866667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.166668 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.166667 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.4 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 17.633333 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.52 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.0166667
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 23.833332 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 17.633333 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 10.166667 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 332.7008 km/day
    Wind run - month max 368.8993 km/day
    Wind run - month min 286.8 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 6.008333 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 5.475 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.25 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 6.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 6.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 6.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.6 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.7 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.7 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.01 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.29999998 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.01 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1514.1661 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Remoteness index 1.31
    Drainage - average 3394.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 40.0 %
    Runoff - average 672.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 4.0 Percentage
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.34 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.96 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.81 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.0830998 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.007 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.16 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.73 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.559998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 15.219999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.39 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.97999996 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 12.92 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 17.88 100 x degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.6216295
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.14454621
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 118.09154 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 37.280163 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.8296971 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 55.94665
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 13.009159
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 5.820507 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 35.227783 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 70.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.5 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 5.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 25.81971 Gal
    Bulk density 1.4142944 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 90.49695 kgC/ha
    Clay % 36.90069 %
    Erodibility 42.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Erosivity 677.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 52.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 2.588 my
    Lithology - fertility 2.363636 index
    Lithology - mean age 1.294 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 0.11193429 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.41296428 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 32.0 nT
    Moisture - average 58.0 %
    Moisture - variability 8.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.69
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.98
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.15
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.22
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 47.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.24
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 7707.579 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 61.95483 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 95.712975 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.58 index
    Pedality hydrological score 3.1326919
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 17.6182 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 1267.3445 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 11.404228 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 3.1326919
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.2
    Topographic wetness index 1.34766
    Unreliable water retention parameters 37.333332
    Water holding capacity 37500.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 69.8 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.70585 Weathering Intensity Index
    Aspect 202.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 73.333336 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Elevation 30.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.2724911 degrees
    Topographic relief 21.18402 m
    Topographic roughness 0.0 %
    Topographic slope (%) 2.909822 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3028 EVI
    NDVI Mean 60.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 10.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5822 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 263.76923 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 241.0 Day