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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.26337-004

PreservedSpecimen of Vanacampus phillipi | Port Phillip Pipefish recorded on 1975-12-03


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection code Australian Museum Ichthyology Collection
Catalog number I.26337-004
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:8084333; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.26337-004
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Collector Australian Littoral Society
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Collection code Ichthyology
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";
Collecting date 1975-12-03
Date precision Day
Event ID


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
Name according to (Lucas, 1891)
Accepted name usage Vanacampus phillipi (Lucas, 1891)


Country Australia
State / Province New South Wales
Latitude -36.883
Longitude 149.933
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Merimbula, seaward side of bridge
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.26337] Australia, New South Wales, Merimbula, seaward side of bridge (36° 53' S, 149° 56' E) 03/12/1975 - 03/12/1975, Australian Littoral Society(Collector)";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 10000.0
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 149° 56' E
Verbatim latitude 36° 53' S

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2018/6/27
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness Atlas of Life in the Coastal Wilderness
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    GER Kosciuszko to Coast GER Kosciuszko to Coast
    GER National Corridor GER National Corridor
    GER Standard Boundary GER Standard Boundary
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    Irrigation practice - dominant Three practices equal
    Land use Urban intensive uses
    NRM Regions 2010 Southern Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 South East NSW
    NRM Regions 2015 South East NSW
    NRM Regions 2017 South East NSW
    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 South East NSW
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Twofold Shelf
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated woodlands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Cooler end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates��
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 3.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Geological Regions of Australia Lachlan Region
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8569
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.021
    Endemism 0.038202047
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.03567378
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 106.38271 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.3722618 index
    Species Richness 14.827161 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.69092584
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.3382064
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.38757753
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 113.042336 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 197.55301 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 43.642 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.14 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.451 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.098000005 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 65.75117 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 27.677 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.8842858
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.8032269 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.7915484 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 1.6388056
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.13020189
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 0.6342196
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 86.854 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -47.29117 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -120.45701 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 14.760002 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 24.191 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 15.917917 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 7.347 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 21.572834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.845917 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 20.582 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 4.988 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 16.953 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.8370056 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.5279846 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 12.423004 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 10.726921 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.5970154 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.8930054 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 9.264008 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 25.57 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 16.306 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 824.25 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 150.25 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 150.25 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 21.5 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 227.5 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 20.75 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 248.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -54.388718 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -130.32437 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 9.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 9.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 24.775 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 7.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 39.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.824999 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 16.675001 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 15.2 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 20.825 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.6 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 10.775 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.51 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.1975
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 24.849998 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 19.575 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 18.3 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 342.37137 km/day
    Wind run - month max 378.09738 km/day
    Wind run - month min 304.15277 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 6.6673293 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 5.3636975 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.7356834 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 7.58493 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 5.8864374 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 7.58493 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.6894507 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.6894507 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.6894507 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.01 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.01 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 954.38025 m
    Water Observations From Space 97.27891 Percentage
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.66244394
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.8650833
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.38757753
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 85.79737 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 27.623327 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.1444707 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -0.30034107 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 59.61995
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 77.8575
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 34.881977
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 321.66928 Gal
    Bulk density 1.3098867 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 203.4347 kgC/ha
    Clay % 47.988667 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 43.75 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 44.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 29.694 my
    Lithology - fertility 3.666667 index
    Lithology - mean age 194.047 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 1.3497103 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 1.0836563 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -3.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.6175
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.85
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.9025
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.8575
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.3425
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.37
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 31.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.38
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 17452.27 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 66.60603 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 151.2861 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 2.1 index
    Pedality hydrological score 3.9083123
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 27.90132 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 2222.7786 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 12.28399 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 3.9083123
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.0
    Topographic wetness index 1.199269
    Unreliable water retention parameters 12.0
    Water holding capacity 97000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 135.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.72937 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 209.58333 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -1.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 3.0795722 degrees
    Topographic relief 19.62115 m
    Topographic roughness 51.99362 %
    Topographic slope (%) 3.537956 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0334 EVI
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0989 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 22.333334 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 139.22223 Day