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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:A10915

Preserved specimen of Melanotaenia inornata Castelnau, 1875 | Checqered rainbowfish recorded on 1974-11-22

Dataset

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 A10915
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Ichthyology:PreservedSpecimen:A10915
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Spirit specimen | Wet | formalin 10% | ethanol 70%
Identified by Peter Unmack
Identified date 1992
Collector Lewis, Ron
Supplied as "Ron Lewis"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 2
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 https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Institution ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Language en
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol seine
Collection urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Associated records REPRESENTATIVE
Dataset Ichthyology
Date identified 1992

Event

Occurrence date 1974-11-22
Supplied date "1974-11-22T00:00:00\1974-11-22T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol seine
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Higher classification Animalia | Chordata | Craniata | Gnathostomata | Actinopterygii | Atheriniformes | Melanotaeniidae
Scientific name Melanotaenia inornata
Supplied scientific name "Melanotaenia inornata (Castelnau, 1875)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Checqered rainbowfish
Supplied common name "Eastern Rainbowfish"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Atheriniformes
Family Melanotaeniidae
Genus Melanotaenia
Species Melanotaenia inornata
Name match metric canonicalMatch
Scientific name authorship Castelnau, 1875
Supplied as (Castelnau, 1875)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia | Queensland
Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Locality Gilbert River
Latitude -18.1575
Supplied as: "-18.1575"
Longitude 142.85
Supplied as: "142.85"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Gilbert River
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources Google Earth
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
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 a0d70bc8-12d5-4210-82ac-405918d0860f
    Data Resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Melanotaenia inornata (Castelnau, 1875)
    Coordinates -18.1575,142.85
    Related records
    Record UUID e6a10179-1624-4e2e-bd01-1d27f4f18b23
    Data Resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Melanotaenia inornata (Castelnau, 1875)
    Coordinates -18.1575,142.85

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Water
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Gulf
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Gulf
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble ploughed in
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble ploughed in
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Gulf
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Gulf Plains
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Holroyd Plain - Red Plateau
    IBRA 7 Regions Gulf Plains
    IBRA 7 Subregions Holroyd Plain-Red Plateau
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Carpentaria Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Temperature and moisture are more seasonal strongly developed wet and dry seasons and the growing season is shorter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: hot (winter drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 FLINDERS-NORMAN RIVERS
    River Regions FLINDERS-NORMAN RIVERS
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Kennedy
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Ewamian Small Scale Mining and Exploration
    Local Government Areas 2011 Etheridge (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Etheridge
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 ETHERIDGE SHIRE
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Ewamian People #3
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Ewamian People #3 QCD2013/007
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 57
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1654
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) CROYDON - ETHERIDGE
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR NORTH
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) QUEENSLAND - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) KENNEDY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) KENNEDY
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) KURANDA - CROYDON
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) ETHERIDGE TABLELANDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) CAIRNS - ATHERTON
    PSMA Localities (2018) GILBERT RIVER
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (QLD)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MOUNT ISA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) TRAEGER
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (QLD)
    Statistical Local Areas Etheridge (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Carpentaria Lowlands Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qa
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Carpentaria Lowlands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Holroyd Plains
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Other special rights, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Naturally bare - sand, rock, claypan, mudflat
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Naturally bare, sand, rock, claypan, mudflat
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Unresolved Tenure
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3003802.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.017197 t/ha
    Potassium 0.100039 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4296
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.467
    Endemism 0.008532745
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.010182746
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 690.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.2530417 index
    Species Richness 285.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 1.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.28190193
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 132.84 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 55.8525 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.46 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.38599092
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.5534458
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 34.885834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 20.83 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 24.700012 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.3053738
    Aridity index - month max 1.2562189
    Aridity index - month min 0.015184998
    Evaporation - annual mean 206.94095 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 16583.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 287.99585 mm
    Evaporation - month min 145.06342 mm
    Evaporation - variability 26.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.28 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.09 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.26 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 66.80496 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 49.92727 %
    Humidity - month max relative 78.539024 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 61.092255 %
    Humidity - month min relative 40.58442 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 40.58442 %
    Precipitation - annual 718.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 716.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 59.5 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 12.916667
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 10.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.3943662
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 128.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.5087719
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 286.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 202.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 55.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 540.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 20.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 17.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.1 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 33.119167 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 26.8 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 19.009167 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 28.300018 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 24.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 12.72 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 21.9 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.0 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.0 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.56 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 37.27 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.12
    Temperature - warmest month min 23.32 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.8 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.3 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 29.6 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 122.383316 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 796.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 10.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 2.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 10.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 120.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 395.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 234.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 569.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 262.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 250.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 127.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 213.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 144.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 213.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 57.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3361.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 377.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 299.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 287.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 2.19545 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.01 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 158838.02 m
    Remoteness index 16.919815
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 10.0 years
    Fire frequency 1.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 368.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 143.0 %
    Runoff - average 857.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 12.903226 Percentage
    Marine
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 169.944 m
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 25.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.67 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 15.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3567452 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.15557252 %
    Clay % 23.142689 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 140.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.3
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.88
    Nutrient status 1.3 index
    Soil depth 1.1 m
    Soil pedality 2.07783
    Water holding capacity 46000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.38769 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 55.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 22.208334 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 160.0 m
    Elevation 159.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.0625949 degrees
    Topographic relief 0.6567383 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.07303786 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3737 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 47.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0125 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 61.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 2.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5631 NDVI