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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:A17227-1

PreservedSpecimen of Vanacampus phillipi | Port Phillip Pipefish recorded on 1995-11-30


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection code Museums Victoria Ichthyology Collection
Catalog number A17227-1
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations specimenNature=Spirit specimen;specimenForm=Wet;fixativeTreatment=formalin 10%;storageMedium=ethanol 70%
Identified by Matthew Lockett - Museum Victoria
Identified date 1996
Collector Lockett, M. Matthew|Museum Victoria|Bardsley, M. Tania|Museum Victoria
Supplied as "Matthew Lockett - Museum Victoria; Tania M. Bardsley - Museum Victoria"
Individual count 5
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 2 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY
Supplied as
Collection ID
Owner institution code NMV
Field number MFG 123
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Sampling protocol SCUBA and rotenone
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Ichthyology
Institution ID NMV
Collection code Ichthyology
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1996


Field number MFG 123
Collecting date 1995-11-30
Supplied date "1995-11-30T15:30:00;1995-11-30T17:30:00"
Sampling protocol SCUBA and rotenone
Date precision Day
Event time 15:30:00;17:30:00
Event ID MFG 123


Higher classification Animalia;Chordata;Craniata;Gnathostomata;Actinopterygii;Syngnathiformes;Syngnathoidei;Syngnathidae
Scientific name Vanacampus phillipi
Supplied scientific name "Vanacampus phillipi (Lucas, 1891)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Port Phillip Pipefish
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Syngnathiformes
Family Syngnathidae
Genus Vanacampus
Species Vanacampus phillipi
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship (Lucas, 1891)
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia, Victoria
Country Australia
State / Province Victoria
Locality Port Phillip Bay, Corio Bay, Geelong North, NE tip of Mackey Street breakwater
Latitude -38.1167
Longitude 144.36
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Port Phillip Bay, Corio Bay, Geelong North, NE tip of Mackey Street breakwater
Minimum depth in meters 2
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

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Type PhysicalObject

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record has been identified as the representative occurrence in a group of associated occurrences. This mean other records have been detected that seem to relate to this record and this particular record has the most detailed information on the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow less than 3 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Equal less than 3 and > 9 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    NRM Regions 2010 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2014 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2015 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2017 Port Phillip and Western Port
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble removed
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble left intact
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Port Phillip and Western Port
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IMCRA 4 Regions Bass Strait Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Victorian Embayments
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Estuary habitat mapping 39305 Port Phillip Bay Central Basin
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) WESTERN VICTORIA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) WESTERN VICTORIA
    Geological Regions of Australia Otway Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czc

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 8163.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 0.0 dse
    Natural resource management expenditure 9808116.0 $
    Sheep numbers 15002.0 dse
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.9154
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.9992
    Endemism 0.01862084
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.016247785
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 16.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 180.93828 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.017987 index
    Species Richness 6.567901 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 13.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.4504889
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 0.91007906
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.17286654
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 109.50125 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 190.65929 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 43.63357 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.25571427 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 38.763153 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 28.223572 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.3113512
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.30553842 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.33829653 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.92640394
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.30842257
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -0.07870469
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 52.38 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -70.73809 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -153.11 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min -3.9235725 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 25.302856 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 15.772678 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 6.2535715 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 20.614107 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.438869 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 20.129974 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 6.379286 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 14.768572 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.3728333 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.7964172 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 11.618561 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 10.175237 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -3.176422 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.5157166 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 8.274292 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 26.509285 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 14.890715 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 517.2 mm
    Precipitation - autumn 121.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 0.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 131.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 101.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 17.2 mm
    Precipitation - spring 152.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer 116.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 108.2 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 13.6 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 158.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter 136.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -61.59328 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -164.17705 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 7.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 20.859999 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 25.54 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 5.92 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 44.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.18 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 16.62 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 14.48 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 20.16 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.38 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.88 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 18.62 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.1880001
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 25.54 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 18.94 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 13.18 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 325.2921 km/day
    Wind run - month max 377.19153 km/day
    Wind run - month min 281.22098 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 5.8726335 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 5.439268 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.213522 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 6.3180943 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 6.1089506 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 6.3180943 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.454475 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.781713 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.781713 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.041231055 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.041231055 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 4525.3833 m
    Remoteness index 0.1
    Water Observations From Space 96.39639 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 15.503438 Degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.44698355
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.78380996
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.17286654
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 103.76105 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 42.44726 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.4449952 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -1.1176908 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 40.228516
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 70.54289
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 15.557987
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies -163.07603 Gal
    Bulk density 1.6256561 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.05 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 90.91856 kgC/ha
    Clay % 35.974014 %
    Erodibility 53.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Erosivity 673.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 16.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 47.4456 my
    Lithology - fertility 5.2 index
    Lithology - mean age 23.904877 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 1.3096389 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 1.6117884 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -29.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.504
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.77199996
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.816
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.8
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.18
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.2
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 48.2
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.20799999
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 7844.8433 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 56.904633 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 66.71348 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.15 index
    Pedality hydrological score 3.1846457
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 12.280461 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 1014.64215 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 10.47488 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.93333334 m
    Soil pedality 3.1846457
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.0
    Topographic wetness index 5.364356
    Unreliable water retention parameters 59.5
    Water holding capacity 34000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 63.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.50689 Weathering Intensity Index
    Aspect 87.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 85.208336 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Elevation 4.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.4090325 degrees
    Topographic relief 0.5319343 m
    Topographic roughness 25.07562 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.248586 %
    Valley bottom % 12.5 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 2.905554
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1853 EVI
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 40.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 36.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 24.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4034 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 194.77777 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 213.44444 Day