Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.47354.042

PreservedSpecimen of Gymnothorax richardsonii | Richardson's Moray recorded on 2017-07-29


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 Ichthyology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalogue Number I.47354.042
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:2347966; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.47354.042
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Ichthyology:I.47354.042
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by SWP 2017 Ichthyology Team
Identified date 2017-7
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Sampling protocol Rotenone on scuba
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2017-7
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "3";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "3";
Collecting date 2017-07-29
Sampling protocol Rotenone on scuba
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1241888


Scientific name Gymnothorax richardsonii
Supplied scientific name "Gymnothorax richardsoni (Bleeker, 1852)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Richardson's Moray
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Anguilliformes
Family Muraenidae
Genus Gymnothorax
Species Gymnothorax richardsonii
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Fuzzy match
A match was determined by using a sound expression of the supplied name.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Bleeker, 1852)
Accepted name usage Gymnothorax richardsoni (Bleeker, 1852)


Country New Caledonia
Latitude -22.59871
Longitude 168.94952
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Walpole Island, north west
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.47354] New Caledonia, Walpole Island, north west (22° 35' 55" S, 168° 56' 58" E) 29/07/2017 - 29/07/2017, Rotenone on scuba, Field Collected - Aquatic, South West Pacific 2017";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Verbatim longitude 168° 56' 58.3" E
Verbatim latitude 22° 35' 55.4" S

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    Additional political boundaries information

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

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.03890382
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 207.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.41272 index
    Species Richness 109.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1847074.9 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 4.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.41 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.46 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.06 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.5040998 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 9.8 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.82500005 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.89 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.59 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.43 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 24.529999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.18 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.44 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -0.040999997 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0414 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 22.46 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 26.92 100 x degrees C
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -305.0 m