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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.22258-001

Preserved specimen of Siganus fuscescens (Houttuyn, 1782) | Mi Mi recorded on 1973-07-13


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.22258-001
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:8062655; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.22258-001
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 1981
Collector Popper, D
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 1981
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1";
Occurrence date 1973-07-13
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Siganus fuscescens
Supplied scientific name "Siganus rivulatus Forskål, 1775"
Identified to rank species
Common name Mi Mi
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Siganidae
Genus Siganus
Species Siganus fuscescens
Name match metric canonicalMatch
Accepted name Siganus rivulatus Forskål, 1775
Scientific name authorship (Houttuyn, 1782)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Forskål, 1775


Country Israel
Latitude 29.55
Supplied as: "29.550"
Longitude 34.95
Supplied as: "34.950"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Gulf of Akaba, Eilat
Water body Red Sea
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.22258] Red Sea, Gulf of Akaba, Eilat (29° 33' N, 34° 57' E) 13/07/1973 - 13/07/1973, Popper, D(Collector)";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 29° 33' N
Marine false
Country Code IL
Verbatim longitude 34° 57' E

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Red Sea
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arabian Interior
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Red Sea Nubo-Sindian Tropical Desert And Semi-Desert
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Inhabited treeless and barren lands
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Northern and Central Red Sea
    World Country Boundaries Israel

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.03040986
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 326.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.731657 index
    Species Richness 123.0 frequency
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 29.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 17.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 0.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 83.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 0.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 7.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 17.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 247.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 296.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 102.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 165.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 125.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 301.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 42.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 6036.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 398.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 320.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 165.0 degrees C * 10