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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.43099-004

Preserved specimen of Gempylus serpens Cuvier, 1829 | Snake Mackerel recorded on 1995-05-19


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Ichthyology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ichthyology"
Catalog number I.43099-004
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1277232; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.43099-004"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Ichthyology:I.43099-004
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Harvey, Ms Barbara E - Australian Museum - Ichthyology  
Identified date 2008
Collector Csiro  
Supplied as "CSIRO"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 2008
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "4"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Good"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "ID ?";


Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:8059813
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "4"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "Good"; ecatalogue.IdeComments: "ID ?";
Occurrence date 1995-05-19
Sampling protocol MIDOC Plankton tow  
Date precision DAY
Event time 3:40


Scientific name Gempylus serpens
Supplied scientific name "Gempylus serpens Cuvier, 1829"
Identified to rank species
Common name Snake Mackerel
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Gempylidae
Genus Gempylus
Species Gempylus serpens
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Gempylus serpens Cuvier, 1829
Scientific name authorship Cuvier, 1829
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Cuvier, 1829


Country Papua New Guinea
Latitude -11.07699
Supplied as: "-11.07699"
Longitude 149.74699
Supplied as: "149.74699"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Coral Sea
Water body Coral Sea
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.43099] Coral Sea, Coral Sea (11° 01' 23" S, 149° 43' 08" E) 19/05/1995 - 19/05/1995, CSIRO(Collector), MIDOC Plankton tow";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 11° 4' 37.200" S
Marine true
Country Code PG
Verbatim longitude 149° 44' 49.200" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2020/7/7
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 12.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Southeast Papua New Guinea
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.02078612
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 70.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.414098 index
    Species Richness 38.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 11.85 °C
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 760997.9 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 59.0 km
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -1977.3142 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 1.1899999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.53 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 13.889999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.6336 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.8 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.0050000004 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.90999997 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.39 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.79 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 27.05 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.2 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.41 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 4.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 25.189999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.72 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.280214 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.03570856 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.14270012 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 105.25 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -1971.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.55136424 degrees