Occurrence record: Observations:8425366

Human observation of Trachipterus trachypterus (Gmelin, 1789) | Peregrin Dealfish recorded on 2017-10-16
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Data resource iNaturalist Australia
Institution code Supplied institution code "iNaturalist"
Collection Supplied collection code "Observations"
Catalog number 8425366
Occurrence ID https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/8425366
Record type Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
Identified by Lek Khauv  
Identified date 2017-10-16T19:38:07Z
Collector Pthirschfield  
Supplied as "pthirschfield"
User pthirschfield
Life stage adult
License CC-BY-NC 4.0 (Int)
Supplied as http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/
Rights holder pthirschfield
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Occurrence remarks The fish was approx 2 metres in length and found in approx 2 metres of depth: https://www.youtube.com/embed/A1_6F2Z4abU Apparently this is only the 3rd reported sighting in Port Phillip Bay in 109 years: http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20m?kind=Trachipterus+trachypterus
Identification verification status research
Date identified 2017-10-16T19:38:07Z
Identification remarks (Placeholder: Trachipterus trachypterus Ribbonfish)
Identification ID 17869489


Dataset / Survey name iNaturalist research-grade observations  
Identification remarks (Placeholder: Trachipterus trachypterus Ribbonfish)
Occurrence date 2017-10-16
Verbatim event date 2017-10-16
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Trachipterus trachypterus
Identified to rank species
Common name Peregrin Dealfish
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Lampridiformes
Supplied as "Lampriformes"
Family Trachipteridae
Genus Trachipterus
Species Trachipterus trachypterus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Gmelin, 1789)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Latitude -38.368767
Supplied as: "-38.368767"
Longitude 144.822398
Supplied as: "144.822398"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Rye Pier
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country Code AU

Additional properties

captive wild

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    NRM Regions 2010 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2017 Port Phillip and Western Port
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Port Phillip and Western Port
    IMCRA 4 Regions Bass Strait Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Victorian Embayments
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Mornington P'sula - South
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 MORNINGTON PENINSULA SHIRE
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) EASTERN VICTORIA
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 730.75 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 222.75 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 127.25 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 21.25 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 127.25 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 19.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 222.75 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 47.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.0 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 14.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 16.650002 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 6.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 7.575 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 18.4 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.45 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.0474999
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 23.55 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 18.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 10.7 degrees C
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 14.170834 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 46.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.6875
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0