Occurrence record: Ichthyology:I.45848-016

PreservedSpecimen of Gymnothorax porphyreus | Lowfin Moray recorded on 2011-05-24


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.45848-016
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:1426388; urn:catalog:AM:Ichthyology:I.45848-016
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Ichthyology:I.45848-016
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Pogonoski, Mr. John - CSIRO Marine & Atmospheric Research - Ichythyology
Identified date 2018-10
Collector Ballance, A. Alison
Supplied as "Ballance, Alison - Radio New Zealand"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Sampling protocol 3kg rotenone and hand nets.
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2018-10
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "1";
Collecting date 2011-05-24
Sampling protocol 3kg rotenone and hand nets.
Date precision Day
Event time 9:0
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1153453


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 -30.54110
Longitude -178.56954
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Kermadec Islands, Cheeseman Shoal
Water body Pacific Ocean
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[I.45848] Pacific Ocean, New Zealand, Kermadec Islands, Cheeseman Shoal (30° 32' 28" S, 178° 34' 10" W) 24/05/2011 - 24/05/2011, 3kg rotenone and hand nets., Field Collected - Aquatic, Kermadec Biodiscovery Expedition";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 100.0
Verbatim longitude 178° 34' 10.4" W
Verbatim latitude 30° 32' 28.0" S

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2018/10/16
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 0.04756277
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 361.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.9047565 index
    Species Richness 178.0 frequency
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.14999999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.72 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.13 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 4.0801 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 13.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.95900005 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.98999995 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 19.96 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.55 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.11 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0578 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.038 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 17.359999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 23.08 100 x degrees C