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Occurrence record: DNA Laboratory:Z21124

Material Sample of Diaphus mollis Tåning, 1928 | Soft Lanternfish recorded on 2011-08-11


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 Museums Victoria DNA Laboratory
Supplied collection code "DNA Laboratory"
Catalog number Z21124
Occurrence ID Laboratory:MaterialSample:Z21124
Record type Material Sample
Supplied basis "MaterialSample"
Preparations tissue, muscle | Frozen | ethanol 100% | ethanol 100%, absolute | Muscle | ethanol, absolute | -196°C
Identified by Dr Adrian Flynn - University of Queensland & Museum Victoria
Identified date /10/2011
Collector French Research Institute for Development
Individual count 1
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
Associated occurrences source specimen NMV:Ichthyology:A26581-9
License CC0
Supplied as
Institution ID
Related resource id
Field number NEC 1011 M015
Language en
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Relationship of resource same individual
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol trawl, midwater
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Disposition In collection
Dataset DNA Laboratory
Date identified /10/2011


Field number NEC 1011 M015
Occurrence date 2011-08-11
Supplied date "2011-08-11T17:19:00\2011-08-11T18:38:00"
Sampling protocol trawl, midwater
Date precision DAY
Event time 17:19:00\18:38:00


Higher classification Animalia | Chordata | Craniata | Gnathostomata | Actinopterygii | Myctophiformes | Myctophidae
Scientific name Diaphus mollis
Supplied scientific name "Diaphus mollis Tåning, 1928"
Identified to rank species
Common name Soft Lanternfish
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Myctophiformes
Family Myctophidae
Genus Diaphus
Species Diaphus mollis
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Tåning, 1928
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Southwest Pacific Ocean
Country New Caledonia
Locality Coral Sea, W of northern tip of New Caledonia
Latitude -17.9986
Supplied as: "-17.9986"
Longitude 161.239
Supplied as: "161.239"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Coral Sea, W of northern tip of New Caledonia
Water body Southwest Pacific Ocean
Minimum depth in metres 330
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources GPS
Georeference protocol gps original
Terrestrial false
Marine true
Country Code NC

Additional properties

blocked Available for loan
material sample type Tissue
preparation materials ethanol 100% | ethanol, absolute
preservation temperature -196°C
preservation type ethanol 100% | ethanol 100%, absolute | ethanol, absolute

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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 aa541888-4044-4106-a8f0-6c6caa967ff3
    Data Resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Diaphus mollis Tåning, 1928
    Coordinates -17.9986,161.239
    Related records
    Record UUID e1dae216-cfd7-4006-bd00-9a72c489f010
    Data Resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Diaphus mollis Tåning, 1928
    Coordinates -17.9986,161.239

    Additional political boundaries information

    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 8.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World New Caledonia

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.021749178
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 22.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.838989 index
    Species Richness 18.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1485240.6 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 189.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.42999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.85 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.35 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.8468 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.6 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.009000001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.59 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.219997 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.02 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.33 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.79 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.81 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -9.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.369999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.22 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.484077 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.030949855 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.09949828 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 86.5 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -2955.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.6658586 degrees