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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:H595-24

Preserved specimen of Diaphus perspicillatus (Ogilby, 1898) | Flatface Lanternfish recorded on 1985-12-08


Data partner CSIRO National Fish Collection
Data resource CSIRO Ichthyology provider for OZCAM
Institution code Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Supplied institution code "CSIRO"
Collection Australian National Fish Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number H595-24
Other catalog numbers H 595-24
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by A Flynn
Identified date 08 Jun 2012
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Sampling protocol lobster trawl
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Identification verification status 2s
Date identified 2012-06-08
Supplied as 08 Jun 2012


Occurrence date 1985-12-08
Sampling protocol lobster trawl
Verbatim event date 08 Dec 1985
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Diaphus perspicillatus
Identified to rank species
Common name Flatface Lanternfish
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Myctophiformes
Family Myctophidae
Genus Diaphus
Species Diaphus perspicillatus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Ogilby, 1898)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -18.6533
Supplied as: "-18.6533"
Longitude 148.13
Supplied as: "148.13"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality NE of Townsville
Minimum depth in metres 300
Maximum depth in metres 300
Coordinate precision 0.0001
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude start_lat: 18 39.2 S; finish_lat: 18 37.9 S;
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude start_lon: 148 07.8 E; finish_lon: 148 05.7 E;
Footprint well known text LINESTRING (148.13 -18.6533, 148.095 -18.6316)

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2018-10-9
dcterms:rights holder CSIRO
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim modified 9 Oct 2018

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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 0d227842-ffe8-4f74-b7a9-4c98093418ac
    Data Resource
    Raw Scientific Name Diaphus perspicillatus
    Coordinates -18.65333,148.13
    Related records
    Record UUID e71a976f-4397-487c-82db-965bf8028e3d
    Data Resource CSIRO Ichthyology provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -18.6533,148.13

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Central & North GBR
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Directory of Important Wetlands Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Central Reef
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Slope
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef

    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 0.053979665
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 17.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.3947003 index
    Species Richness 12.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 165102.0 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 108.0 km
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -323.91608 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.85999995 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.49 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 7.0099998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.3485 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 1.6 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.56 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.489998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.13 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.189999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.63 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.83 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 23.96 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.449999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.57301 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.033081956 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.11598217 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 252.66667 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -322.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.7451538 degrees