Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.22814-016

Preserved specimen of Gempylus serpens Cuvier, 1829 | Snake Mackerel recorded on 1982-04-06


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.22814-016
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:8066208","urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.22814-016"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Ichthyology:I.22814-016
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Paxton, J  
Identified date 1982
Collector Soela, F.R.V.  
Supplied as "J Paxton and M McGrouther, FRV Soela"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 1982
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";


Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:8003517
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "N";
Occurrence date 1982-04-06
Sampling protocol Demersal trawl  
Date precision DAY
Event time 11:0


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
Verbatim taxon rank species


Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Latitude -18.483
Supplied as: "-18.483"
Longitude 116.6
Supplied as: "116.6"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Northwest Shelf, 250 km NW of Port Hedland
Water body Indian Ocean
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.22814] Indian Ocean, Australia, Western Australia, Northwest Shelf, 250 km NW of Port Hedland (18° 29' S, 116° 36' E) 06/04/1982 - 06/04/1982, J Paxton and M McGrouther, FRV Soela(Collector), Demersal trawl";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 18° 29' S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 116° 36' E

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Rowley Shoals
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Transition
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone