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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.19669-001

Preserved specimen of Chlorophthalmus agassizi Bonaparte, 1840 | northern cucumberfish recorded on 1962-05-23


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 Australian Museum Ichthyology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number I.19669-001
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:8043280; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.19669-001
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by PAXTON, J
Collector Cohen, Dan|Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History|Life Sciences Division
Supplied as "Cohen, Dr Dan - Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History - Life Sciences Division"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";
Occurrence date 1962-05-23
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Chlorophthalmus agassizi
Supplied scientific name "Chlorophthalmus agassizi Bonaparte, 1840"
Identified to rank species
Common name northern cucumberfish
Supplied common name "Shortnose Greeneye"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Aulopiformes
Family Chlorophthalmidae
Genus Chlorophthalmus
Species Chlorophthalmus agassizi
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Chlorophthalmus agassizi Bonaparte, 1840
Scientific name authorship Bonaparte, 1840
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Bonaparte, 1840


Country Costa Rica
Latitude 12.416
Supplied as: "12.416"
Longitude -82.25
Supplied as: "-82.250"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality OFF COSTA RICA
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.19669] COSTA RICA, OFF COSTA RICA (12° 25' N, 82° 15' W) 23/05/1962 - 23/05/1962, Cohen, Dr Dan - Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History - Life Sciences Division(Collector)";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 12° 25' N
Marine true
Country Code CR
Verbatim longitude 82° 15' W

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    Additional political boundaries information

    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 31
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 4.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Southwestern Caribbean

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.06666667
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 1.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) -0.0 index
    Species Richness 1.0 frequency
    Marspec Distance to Shore 58.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.69 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 1.81 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 5.08 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 0.29549998 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.4 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.93 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 36.3 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.969997 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 27.779999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.61 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.34 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 26.89 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.699999 100 x degrees C