Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.90097

PreservedSpecimen of Mallacoota recorded on 1995-11-27


Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalogue Number P.90097
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:1549715; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.90097
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.90097
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Bopiah, Ms Arundathi
Identified date 2012
Type status holotype
Supplied as "Holotype: Mallacoota xepenehe Bopiah & Hughes, 2013 : Maeridae : Amphipoda : Malacostraca : Crustacea;Holotype: Mallacoota xepenehe Bopiah & Hughes, ms : Maeridae : Amphipoda : Malacostraca : Crustacea;Holotype: Mallacoota xepenehe Bopiah & Hughes, 2013 : Maeridae : Amphipoda : Malacostraca : Arthropoda"
Sex Male
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2012


Collecting date 1995-11-27
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1061389


Scientific name Mallacoota
Supplied scientific name "Mallacoota xepenehe Bopiah & Hughes, 2013"
Taxon rank genus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Amphipoda
Family Maeridae
Genus Mallacoota
Species Mallacoota xepenehe
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Bopiah & Hughes, 2013
Accepted name usage Mallacoota xepenehe Bopiah & Hughes, 2013


Country New Caledonia
Latitude -20.78783
Longitude 167.12232
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Loyalty Islands, Lifou, Baie de Santal, Pointe de Easo
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[NCL-229] New Caledonia, Loyalty Islands, Lifou, Baie de Santal, Pointe de Easo (20° 47' 16" S, 167° 07' 20" E) 27/11/1995 - 27/11/1995";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Verbatim longitude 167° 7' 20.400" E
Verbatim latitude 20° 47' 16.200" S

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine New Caledonia Barrier Reef
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential woodlands
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 10.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World New Caledonia
    World Country Boundaries New Caledonia

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.017658597
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 182.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.1409135 index
    Species Richness 99.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1858841.5 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.52 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.06 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.5899999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.2347 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.023000002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.84999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.57 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.26 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 25.32 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.05 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.51 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -7.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0016 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 23.47 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 27.529999 100 x degrees C
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -9.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.5828963 degrees