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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.16819-003

PRESERVED_SPECIMEN of Siganus vulpinus (Schlegel & Müller, 1845) | foxface recorded on 1970-12-10


Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Ichthyology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalogue Number I.16819-003
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:8027822; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.16819-003
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Woodland, Dr David J. - University of New England - Department of Zoology
Identified date 1973
Collector Madrisau, B.|Woodland
Supplied as "B Madrisau, Woodland"
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Inferred Associated Occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol Palauan Spear
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Date identified 1973
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1";
Date (by decade) 1970-12-10
Sampling protocol Palauan Spear
Date precision DAY
Event time 13:0


Scientific name Siganus vulpinus
Supplied scientific name "Siganus vulpinus (Schlegel & Müller, 1845)"
Identified to rank species
Common name foxface
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Siganidae
Genus Siganus
Species Siganus vulpinus
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Siganus vulpinus (Schlegel & Müller, 1845)
Scientific name authorship (Schlegel & Müller, 1845)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Schlegel & Müller, 1845)


Country Palau
Latitude 7.333
Supplied as: "7.333"
Longitude 134.5
Supplied as: "134.500"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality PALUA IS (Belau) - Malakal Pass (Koror Is)
Water body Pacific Ocean
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.16819] Pacific Ocean, PALUA IS (Belau) - Malakal Pass (Koror Is) (7° 20' N, 134° 30' E) 10/12/1970 - 10/12/1970, B Madrisau, Woodland(Collector), Palauan Spear";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 7° 20' N
Marine false
Country Code PW
Verbatim longitude 134° 30' E

Additional properties

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 9bb16442-5fa3-47dc-9209-a2d6e774bf27
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Siganus vulpinus (Schlegel & Müller, 1845)
    Coordinates 7.333,134.5
    Related records
    Record UUID 9fe01573-89bb-4809-94f8-6b3a9cb9614c
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Siganus vulpinus (Schlegel & Müller, 1845)
    Coordinates 7.333,134.5
    Record UUID d645950c-997f-42fe-877e-da50fbfb4434
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Siganus vulpinus (Schlegel & Müller, 1845)
    Coordinates 7.333,134.5

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Palau Marine
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World West Caroline Islands
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 10.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World West Caroline Islands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.033285856
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 202.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.0674353 index
    Species Richness 90.0 frequency
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.35 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 2.57 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.95 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 0.4755 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.01 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.239998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.05 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 28.3 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 33.89 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 1.0 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 26.279999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.849998 100 x degrees C