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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.33593-001

Preserved specimen of Hippocampus tristis Castelnau, 1872 | Sad Seahorse recorded on 1991-11-10


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.33593-001
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:8108978","urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.33593-001"]
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Kuiter, Mr Rudie - Museum Victoria - Ichthyology  
Collector Kapala, F.R.V.  
Supplied as "FRV KAPALA"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [Bottom trawl]
Date identified 2001
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1";


Event ID
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1";
Occurrence date 1991-11-10
Sampling protocol Bottom trawl  
Date precision DAY
Event time 23:30


Scientific name Hippocampus tristis
Supplied scientific name "Hippocampus tristis Bleeker, 1852"
Identified to rank species
Common name Sad Seahorse
Supplied common name "Dull Seahorse"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Syngnathiformes
Family Syngnathidae
Genus Hippocampus
Species Hippocampus tristis
Name match metric canonicalMatch
Accepted name Hippocampus tristis Bleeker, 1852
Scientific name authorship Castelnau, 1872
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Bleeker, 1852


Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -28.366
Supplied as: "-28.366"
Longitude 153.666
Supplied as: "153.666"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Brunswick offshore
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.33593] Australia, New South Wales, Brunswick offshore (28° 21' S, 153° 40' E) 10/11/1991 - 10/11/1991, FRV KAPALA(Collector), Bottom trawl";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 28° 22' 0" S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 153° 40' 0" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2018/6/26
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
dcterms modified 2018/6/26
dcterms type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Moreton Bay
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Tweed-Moreton

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 498.0 frequency
    Species Richness 242.0 frequency