Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.33741-001

Preserved specimen of Sphyraena forsteri Cuvier, 1829 | Blackspot Barracuda recorded on 1993-01-25


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.33741-001
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:8110920; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.33741-001
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Ichthyology:I.33741-001
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by team, FNQ
Identified date 1993
Collector C Kirby on MV Njoy
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol Hook & Line
Date identified 1993
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";
Occurrence date 1993-01-25
Sampling protocol Hook & Line
Date precision DAY
Event time 20:30


Scientific name Sphyraena forsteri
Supplied scientific name "Sphyraena forsteri Cuvier, 1829"
Identified to rank species
Common name Blackspot Barracuda
Supplied common name "Big-eye Sea-pyke"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Perciformes
Family Sphyraenidae
Genus Sphyraena
Species Sphyraena forsteri
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Sphyraena forsteri Cuvier, 1829
Scientific name authorship Cuvier, 1829
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Cuvier, 1829


Country Australia
Latitude -10.15366
Supplied as: "-10.15366"
Longitude 144.57799
Supplied as: "144.57799"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Ashmore Reef lagoon, NE section
Water body Coral Sea
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.33741] Coral Sea, Ashmore Reef lagoon, NE section (10° 09' 13" S, 144° 34' 41" E) 25/01/1993 - 25/01/1993, C Kirby on MV Njoy(Collector), Hook & Line";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 10° 9' 13.200" S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 144° 34' 40.800" E

Additional properties

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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) 254443.23 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 64.0 km
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -20.895424 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 2.97 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.3643999 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 8.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.21900001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.74 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.989998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.59 100 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 0.68 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -0.0109 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.011 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.96 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.24 100 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 829.7917 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -13.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 2.3973892 degrees