Search Specimens

OZCAM (Online Zoo-log-i-cal Col-lec-tions of Aus-tralian Muse-ums) pro-vides access to an online data-base of records aggre-gated from fau-nal col-lec-tions data-bases in Aus-tralian museums.

Occurrence record: Ichthyology:F2302

Preserved specimen of Bathylagoides argyrogaster (Norman, 1930) | Silver Deepsea Smelt recorded on 1931-03-17


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource South Australian Museum Adelaide provider for OZCAM
Institution code South Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "SAMA"
Collection South Australian Museum Ichthyology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number F2302
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:5602"]
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet Specimen
Collector British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition  
Supplied as "B.A.N.Z.A.R.E. - British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition"
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Dataset / Survey name [BANZARE (second voyage)]


Dataset / Survey name BANZARE (second voyage)  
Event ID
Occurrence date 1931-03-17
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Bathylagoides argyrogaster
Supplied scientific name "Bathylagoides argyrogaster (Norman, 1930)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Silver Deepsea Smelt
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Supplied as "Actinopteri"
Order Argentiniformes
Supplied as "Osmeriformes"
Family Bathylagidae
Genus Bathylagoides
Species Bathylagoides argyrogaster
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Norman, 1930)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
Supplied as "Marine"
Latitude -44.18
Supplied as: "-44.18"
Longitude 143.6
Supplied as: "143.60"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality BANZARE Station 111, southwest of Tasmania
Minimum depth in metres 4279
Coordinate precision 0.01
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 44 11 S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 143 36 E

User flagged issues 

    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Coordinate uncertainty meters invalid Warning
    Country inferred from coordinates Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Show/Hide 94 passed properties
    Show/Hide 7 missing properties
    Show/Hide 13 tests that have not been run

    Additional political boundaries information

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

    Environmental sampling for this location

    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 16.4125 °C