Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.45823-008

PreservedSpecimen of Gymnothorax porphyreus | Lowfin Moray recorded on 2011-05-18


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.45823-008
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:1425750; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.45823-008
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Ichthyology:I.45823-008
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Kermadec Fish ID Party
Identified date 2011-5
Collector Francis, M. Malcolm|National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research New Zealand
Supplied as "Francis, Malcolm - National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research New Zealand"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Sampling protocol 1kg rotenone and hand nets; hand collecting
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2011-5
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "2";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "2";
Collecting date 2011-05-18
Sampling protocol 1kg rotenone and hand nets; hand collecting
Date precision Day
Event time 12:0
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1153428


Scientific name Gymnothorax porphyreus
Supplied scientific name "Gymnothorax porphyreus (Guichenot, 1848)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Lowfin Moray
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Anguilliformes
Family Muraenidae
Genus Gymnothorax
Species Gymnothorax porphyreus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Guichenot, 1848)
Accepted name usage Gymnothorax porphyreus (Guichenot, 1848)


Country New Zealand
Latitude -29.25083
Longitude -177.90333
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Kermadec Islands, Raoul Island, Fishing Rock landing
Water body Pacific Ocean
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.45823] Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Kermadec Islands, Raoul Island, Fishing Rock landing (29° 15' 03" S, 177° 54' 12" W) 18/05/2011 - 18/05/2011, 1kg rotenone and hand nets; hand collecting, Field Collected - Aquatic, Kermadec Biodiscovery Expedition";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 100.0
Verbatim longitude 177° 54' 12" W
Verbatim latitude 29° 15' 3" S

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2011/9/22
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 10m-100m

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Unnamed
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Kermadec Island

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.050073963
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 3138.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.270509 index
    Species Richness 932.0 frequency
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1484.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 395.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 92.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 296.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 17.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 401.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 156.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 438.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 193.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 137.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 129.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 164.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 71.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 179.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 51.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2267.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 266.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 223.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 167.0 degrees C * 10