Occurrence record: Occurrence:CAS 52805

Preserved specimen of Pterois recorded on 1964-11-24


Data resource Ocean Biogeographic Information System
Institution Supplied institution code "CAS"
Catalogue number CAS 52805
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "S"
Preparations 75% ETHYL
Identified by W.N. Eschmeyer/1983
License other
Associated occurrences FishBase:Occurrence:CAS 52805
Occurrence status present
Collection Code Occurrence
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided


Collecting date 1964-11-24
Verbatim event date 1964-11-24


Scientific name Pterois
Supplied scientific name "Pterois miles"
Taxon rank genus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Scorpaeniformes
Family Scorpaenidae
Genus Pterois
Taxonomic issues Matched to excluded species
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Bennett, 1828)


Country Comoros
Locality ca. 3/5 mi. SW of S. Pt., Pamanzi I.; in lagoon. Sta. HA-9.
Latitude -12.8166666030884
Longitude 45.291389465332
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Africa
Coordinate precision Unknown
Distance outside expert range 0.0

Additional properties

dataset name Fishbase occurrences hosted by GBIF-Sweden
rights holder Fishbase occurrences hosted by GBIF-Sweden

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    Coordinates dont match supplied country Failed
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    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine West Madagascar Marine
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Wild woodlands
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 51
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 9.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Western and Northern Madagascar

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Endemism 0.025082987
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Occurrence Density 0.79012346 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) -0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.69135803 frequency
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.55 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 3.56 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 2.49 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.5209 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.90000004 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.042000003 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.78999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.21 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.95 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 27.48 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.66 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.61 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 8.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0033999998 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 25.57 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.13 100 x degrees C