Occurrence record: Reef Life Survey: Global reef fish dataset - 97433

HumanObservation of Plectropomus areolatus | Polkadot Cod recorded on 2016-12-16


Data partner Reef Life Survey
Data resource Reef Life Survey: Global reef fish dataset
Catalog number 97433
Occurrence ID M1_DATA.97433
Basis of record Human observation
Observer Gje
Supplied as "GJE"
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Record date 2016-12-16
Supplied date "2016-12-16T00:00:00"
Date precision Day
Event ID 912346855


Scientific name Plectropomus areolatus
Taxon rank species
Common name Polkadot Cod
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Serranidae
Genus Plectropomus
Species Plectropomus areolatus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Higher geography Central Indo-Pacific
Country Australia
Locality Ashmore Reef NE bommy
Latitude -10.15
Longitude 144.57
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in meters 16
Coordinate precision Unknown
Footprint well known text POINT (144.57 -10.15)
Location ID CS212
Biome Marine

Additional properties

block 1
ecoregion Torres Strait Northern Great Barrier Reef

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Torres Strait & far Northern GBR
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Coral Sea
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Coral Sea
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Coral Sea
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Cape Province
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Coral Sea Marine Park
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Reef
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Torres Strait Northern Great Barrier Reef

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.02330069
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 2039.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.6810403 index
    Species Richness 452.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 253476.56 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 63.0 km
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -57.798237 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.62 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.28 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 3.01 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.3359 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 11.400001 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.20500001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 1.0 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.989998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.579998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.74 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.37 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.02 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -0.0036 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0169 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.949999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.23 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.969492 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.06566691 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.3935887 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 766.75 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -55.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.0527676 degrees