Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.45807-012

PreservedSpecimen of Gymnothorax porphyreus | Lowfin Moray recorded on 2011-05-16


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.45807-012
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:1424287; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.45807-012
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Ichthyology:I.45807-012
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Kermadec Fish ID Party
Identified date 2011-5
Collector Ballance, A. Alison
Supplied as "Ballance, Alison - Radio New Zealand"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Sampling protocol 2kg rotenone and hand nets
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2011-5
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "2";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "2";
Collecting date 2011-05-16
Sampling protocol 2kg rotenone and hand nets
Date precision Day
Event time 10:30
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1153412


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 -29.25163
Longitude -177.85588
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Kermadec Islands, Herald Islands, west side of North Chanter Island
Water body Pacific Ocean
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.45807] Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Kermadec Islands, Herald Islands, west side of North Chanter Island (29° 15' 06" S, 177° 51' 21" W) 16/05/2011 - 16/05/2011, 2kg rotenone and hand nets, Field Collected - Aquatic, Kermadec Biodiscovery Expedition";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 100.0
Verbatim longitude 177° 51' 21.2" W
Verbatim latitude 29° 15' 5.9" S

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2011/9/21
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 10m-100m

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    Additional political boundaries information

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

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.09600892
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 2739.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.3974333 index
    Species Richness 936.0 frequency
    Marspec Distance to Shore 4.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.19999999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.75 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.22 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 4.5348 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 6.9 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.52500004 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.9 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.719997 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.64 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 20.68 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.52 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.42999998 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0274 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0251 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 17.96 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 23.71 100 x degrees C