Occurrence record: Ichthyology:H 8399-01

Specimen of Gymnothorax | moray eels recorded on 1992-07-29

Dataset

Data partner Ocean Biodiversity Information System
Data resource Australian National Fish Collection
Institution code Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Supplied institution code "CSIRO"
Collection code Australian National Fish Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number H 8399-01
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:CSIRO:Ichthyology:H 8399-01
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Sithole, Smith, Mwale & Gouws
License CC-BY
Organism quantity type individual
Occurrence status present
Organism quantity 1
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Identification remarks 1s - Highly reliable identification - identification resulting from the examination of the specimen

Event

Identification remarks 1s - Highly reliable identification - identification resulting from the examination of the specimen
Occurrence date 1992-07-29
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Gymnothorax
Supplied scientific name "Gymnothorax elaineheemstrae"
Taxon rank genus
Common name moray eels
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Anguilliformes
Family Muraenidae
Genus Gymnothorax
Species Gymnothorax elaineheemstrae
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country South Africa
Supplied as "Australia"
State or Territory South Africa
Locality KwaZulu-Natal, Pennington (tide pools in front of the golf c
Latitude -30.383
Longitude 30.7
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 100.0
Footprint well known text POINT (30.70000 -30.38300)

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Agulhas Current
    Biodiversity
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Kwazulu-Cape Coastal Forest Mosaic
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential rainfed croplands
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 51
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Natal
    Political
    World Country Boundaries South Africa
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.0
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 0.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.0 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1058.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 118.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 32.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 118.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 41.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 381.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 138.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 381.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 204.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 152.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 119.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 172.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 78.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 172.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 51.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2414.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 271.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 235.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 235.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Marine
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.28 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.85 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.64 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.9401999 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.006 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.96 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.43 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.309998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 23.14 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.149998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.26999998 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -4.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 20.949999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 25.8 100 x degrees C