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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.21366-009

Preserved specimen of Avocettina acuticeps (Regan, 1916) | Southern Snipe Eel recorded on 1979-11-28


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.21366-009
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:8057681; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.21366-009
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Parr, L
Identified date 1984
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol Midwater trawl
Date identified 1984
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";
Occurrence date 1979-11-28
Sampling protocol Midwater trawl
Date precision DAY
Event time 7:40


Scientific name Avocettina acuticeps
Supplied scientific name "Avocettina acuticeps (Regan, 1916)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Southern Snipe Eel
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Anguilliformes
Family Nemichthyidae
Genus Avocettina
Species Avocettina acuticeps
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Avocettina acuticeps (Regan, 1916)
Scientific name authorship (Regan, 1916)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Regan, 1916)


Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -33.29166
Supplied as: "-33.29166"
Longitude 153.083
Supplied as: "153.083"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality E. of Tuggerah Lake :
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.21366] Australia, New South Wales, E. of Tuggerah Lake : (33° 15' S, 153° 06' E) 28/11/1979 - 28/11/1979, FRV Kapala, Paxton et al(Collector), Midwater trawl";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 33° 17' 30" S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 153° 5' 0" E

Additional properties

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 South-east Australia
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Province
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Abyssal plain/deep ocean floor
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 3.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Manning-Hawkesbury

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.019872366
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 81.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.1076937 index
    Species Richness 65.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 56950.23 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 112.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.19999999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.5299997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.39 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.574 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 2.9 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.003 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.97999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.649998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.559998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 21.55 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.45 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.17999999 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 18.869999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 24.4 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 21.788368 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.047010876 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.22551826 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 491.66666 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -4863.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 2.9598815 degrees