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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:A7093

Preserved specimen of Pseudoscopelus australis Prokofiev & Kukuev, 2006 | a swallower recorded on 1986-03-22


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 A7093
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations spirit | wet | formalin 10% | ethanol 70%
Identified by Marcelo Melo - Auburn University
Identified date 07/12/2010
Collector Museums Victoria
Supplied as "Dr Martin F. Gomon - Museums Victoria | CSIRO Marine Research"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as
Institution ID
Field number S02/86 9
Language en
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol trawl, Engels high-lift demersal
Dataset / Survey name S02/86
Dataset Ichthyology
Date identified 07/12/2010


Field number S02/86 9
Occurrence date 1986-03-22
Supplied date "1986-03-22T12:20:00\1986-03-22T13:20:00"
Sampling protocol trawl, Engels high-lift demersal
Date precision DAY
Event time 12:20:00\13:20:00


Higher classification Animalia | Chordata | Craniata | Gnathostomata | Actinopterygii | Perciformes | Trachinoidei | Chiasmodontidae
Scientific name Pseudoscopelus australis
Supplied scientific name "Pseudoscopelus australis Prokofiev & Kukuev, 2006"
Identified to rank species
Common name a swallower
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Chiasmodontidae
Genus Pseudoscopelus
Species Pseudoscopelus australis
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Prokofiev & Kukuev, 2006
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Southern Ocean | Australia
Country Australia
Locality South Tasman Rise
Latitude -47.7
Supplied as: "-47.7"
Longitude 148.17
Supplied as: "148.17"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality South Tasman Rise
Water body Southern Ocean
Minimum depth in metres 1200
Maximum depth in metres 1200
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial false
Marine true
Country Code AU
Location ID S02/86 9

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Plateau
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.08194066
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 35.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.144314 index
    Species Richness 25.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 834839.1 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 475.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.22 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 2.78 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.5 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.0304999 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0050000004 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.98999995 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.739998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.6 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 9.75 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.52 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.06 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 4.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 8.36 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 11.139999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 10.039923 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.050662026 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.24440229 mg/m^3
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -1122.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.9349387 degrees