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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:A26899-138

Preserved specimen of Nemichthys curvirostris (Strömman, 1896) | Boxer Snipe Eel recorded on 2008-06-15


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 Ichthyology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number A26899-138
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations spirit | wet | formalin 10% | ethanol 70%
Identified by Dr Adrian Flynn - University of Queensland & Museum Victoria
Identified date 19/11/2010
Collector Kloser, Rudi
Supplied as "Rudi Kloser - CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research"
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as
Institution ID
Field number REH0801-M5N1
Language en
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol trawl, MIDOC opening & closing midwater
Dataset / Survey name CSIRO Trans-Tasman Survey
Dataset Ichthyology
Date identified 2010-11-19
Supplied as 19/11/2010


Field number REH0801-M5N1
Occurrence date 2008-06-15
Supplied date "2008-06-15T21:30:00\2008-06-15T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol trawl, MIDOC opening & closing midwater
Date precision DAY
Event time 21:30:00


Higher classification Animalia | Chordata | Craniata | Gnathostomata | Actinopterygii | Anguilliformes | Nemichthyidae
Scientific name Nemichthys curvirostris
Supplied scientific name "Nemichthys curvirostris (Strömman, 1896)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Boxer Snipe Eel
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Anguilliformes
Family Nemichthyidae
Genus Nemichthys
Species Nemichthys curvirostris
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Strömman, 1896)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Locality Tasman Sea, far east of Bass Strait
Latitude -40.4975
Supplied as: "-40.4975"
Longitude 157.249
Supplied as: "157.249"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Tasman Sea, far east of Bass Strait
Minimum depth in metres 1000
Maximum depth in metres 0
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources GPS
Georeference protocol gps original
Terrestrial false
Marine true

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    Additional political boundaries information

    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.028671164
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 295.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.657045 index
    Species Richness 55.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 335202.53 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 876.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.14 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.23 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.17 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.4348 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.014 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.87 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.44 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.36 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 15.96 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.3 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.48999998 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -0.0011999999 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0026 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 13.57 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 18.8 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 16.173227 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.057545125 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.3062535 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 301.41666 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -4146.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.8631556 degrees