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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:A7163

Preserved specimen of Bathylagus Günther, 1878 recorded on 1982-01-17


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 A7163
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Spirit specimen|Wet|formalin 10%|ethanol 70%
Identified by Ofer Gon - South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (SAIAB)  
Identified date 06/07/2018
Collector Museum Victoria  
Supplied as "Dr Gary C. Poore - Museum Victoria | et al"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as
Rights holder Museums Victoria
Institution ID
Field Number S01/82 08
Language en
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol [trawl, Engels 308 midwater (oblique)]
Dataset / Survey name [S01/82]
Date identified 06/07/2018


Dataset / Survey name S01/82  
Event ID S01/82 08
Field Number S01/82 08
Occurrence date 1982-01-17
Supplied date "1982-01-17T14:55:00\1982-01-17T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol trawl, Engels 308 midwater (oblique)  
Date precision DAY
Event time 14:55:00


Higher classification Animalia | Chordata | Craniata | Gnathostomata | Actinopterygii | Argentiniformes | Bathylagidae
Scientific name Bathylagus
Supplied scientific name "Bathylagus tenuis Kobyliansky, 1986"
Identified to rank genus
Supplied as "Species"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Argentiniformes
Family Bathylagidae
Genus Bathylagus
Species Bathylagus tenuis
Name match metric higherMatch
Scientific name authorship Günther, 1878
Supplied as Kobyliansky, 1986
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia | Tasmania
Country Australia
State or Territory Tasmania
Locality Tasman Sea, 52 km E Bay of Fires
Latitude -40.95
Supplied as: "-40.95"
Longitude 148.88
Supplied as: "148.88"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Tasman Sea, 52 km E Bay of Fires
Minimum depth in metres 0
Maximum depth in metres 600
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial false
Marine true
Country Code AU
Location ID S01/82 08

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    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southeast Transition
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone