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Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.42736-015

Preserved specimen of Proscymnodon plunketi (Waite, 1910) | Lord Plunket's Shark recorded on 2003-05-25


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.42736-015
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:8153463; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.42736-015"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Ichthyology:I.42736-015
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations ecatalogue.PreStorageMedium: "F";
Identified by Séret, B.  
Identified date 2003
Collector Team, Norfanz  
Supplied as "team, NORFANZ"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 2003
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "j.s.u. by KG, May 2016.";


Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:8021851
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeComments: "j.s.u. by KG, May 2016.";
Occurrence date 2003-05-25
Sampling protocol Demersal fish trawl  
Date precision DAY
Event time 9:54


Scientific name Proscymnodon plunketi
Supplied scientific name "Scymnodon plunketi (Waite, 1910)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Lord Plunket's Shark
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Chondrichthyes
Order Squaliformes
Family Somniosidae
Genus Proscymnodon
Supplied as "Scymnodon"
Species Proscymnodon plunketi
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Scymnodon plunketi (Waite, 1910)
Scientific name authorship (Waite, 1910)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Waite, 1910)


Country Australia
Latitude -32.70833
Supplied as: "-32.70833"
Longitude 162.56433
Supplied as: "162.56433"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Lord Howe Plataeu
Water body Tasman Sea
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.42736] Tasman Sea, Lord Howe Plataeu (32° 42' 30" S, 162° 33' 52" E) 25/05/2003 - 25/05/2003, team, NORFANZ(Collector), Demersal fish trawl";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 1000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 32° 42' 30.000" S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 162° 33' 51.600" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2018/6/27
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 100m-1km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Lord Howe Province
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Basin
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.052783187
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 50.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.3156455 index
    Species Richness 33.0 frequency
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 496331.78 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 405.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.099999994 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.65 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.089999996 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.9048 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.7 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.97999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.7 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.64 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 20.18 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.6 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.19999999 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 17.46 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 23.109999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 20.252338 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.04423319 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.19684082 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 34.208332 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -854.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.27218795 degrees