Occurrence record: Sustainable Rivers Audit - 89437-PRG0901-20130412-BP-2-RETSEM

MACHINE_OBSERVATION of Retropinna semoni (Weber, 1895) | Smelt recorded on 2013-04-12


Data resource Sustainable Rivers Audit
Institution Supplied institution code "MDBA"
Catalogue number 89437-PRG0901-20130412-BP-2-RETSEM
Basis of record Machine observation
Supplied basis "MachineObservation"
Individual count 1
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Inferred Associated Occurrences This record has 2 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
Licence CC-BY-Int
Institution id in94
Establishment means NATIVE
Supplied as native
Occurrence status PRESENT
Sampling protocol Backpack electrofishing
Duplicate status REPRESENTATIVE


Record date 2013-04-12
Sampling protocol Backpack electrofishing
Verbatim event date 12-04-2013
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Retropinna semoni
Taxon rank species
Common name Smelt
Supplied common name "Australian smelt"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Actinopterygii
Order Salmoniformes
Family Retropinnidae
Genus Retropinna
Species Retropinna semoni
Match type exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Weber, 1895)


Country Australia
State or territory New South Wales
Locality Gwydir
Latitude -30.31
Supplied as: "-30.31"
Longitude 150.36
Supplied as: "150.36"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim coordinate system decimal degrees
Verbatim locality Gwydir
Minimum elevation in metres -9.0
Maximum elevation in metres -9.0
Location remarks valley=Gwydir; reportingZone=Upland
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Verbatim elevation -9.0
Verbatim latitude -30.31
Marine false
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 150.36
Verbatim srs EPSG:4326

Additional properties

biomass 1.129089117050171
individual measurements [ {"length":53, "weight":1.1290891} ]

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Inferred associated occurrence details

This record has been identified as the representative occurrence in a group of associated occurrences. This mean other records have been detected that seem to relate to this record and this particular record has the most detailed information on the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

Representative Record
Record UUID 96a3bd28-8960-4e17-8f44-9c03b64933e8
Data Resource
Raw Scientific Name Retropinna semoni
Coordinates -30.31,150.36
Related records
Record UUID d50a7874-d4b8-4975-83f0-cf74ae920cc7
Data Resource
Raw Scientific Name Retropinna semoni
Coordinates -30.31,150.36
Record UUID cdbe815e-4dcc-4721-ab34-cd347f938bd8
Data Resource
Raw Scientific Name Retropinna semoni
Coordinates -30.31,150.36

Additional political boundaries information

Area Management
Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow less than 3 months
Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
Land use Other minimal uses
Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Upland
Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW17
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) NSW Murray���Darling Basin Fractured Rock
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units New England Fold Belt (GS37)
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) New England Fold Belt MDB (GS37)
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW15
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) Gwydir
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS22
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) Gwydir
Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys GWYDIR
Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones upland
NRM Regions 2010 Border Rivers-Gwydir
NRM Regions 2014 North West NSW
NRM Regions 2015 North West NSW
NRM Regions 2017 North West NSW
NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) North West NSW
Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble removed
Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble ploughed in
Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
Area management
National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North West NSW
Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
IBRA 6 Regions Nandewar
IBRA 6 Sub Regions Peel
IBRA 7 Regions Nandewar
IBRA 7 Subregions Peel
Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australian Temperate Forests
World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote croplands
Agroclimatic classification of Australia Most plant growth in summer, although summers are moisture limiting. Temperature limits growth in winter
Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (hot summer)
Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
Fire regime niches Unclassified
Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
River Regions GWYDIR RIVER
Marine Ecoregions of the World Tweed-Moreton
States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
Australian States and Territories New South Wales
Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Parkes
Local Government Areas 2011 Tamworth Regional (A)
Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Gwydir
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Bigambul, Githabul, Kambuwal, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Kwiambul, Ngarabal
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water (2019) Barkandji, Barapa Barapa, Bigambul, Budjiti, Euahlayi, Githabul, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Guwamu (Kooma), Kambuwal, Kunja, Kwiambul, Maljangapa, Maraura, Murrawarri, Mutthi Mutthi, Nari Nari, Ngarabal, Ngemba, Ngiyampaa, Nyeri Nyeri, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wail
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water Gomeroi/Kamilaroi
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Gomeroi/Kamilaroi
NSW Local Land Services Regions North West
PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 30
PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 6017
PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) TAMWORTH REGION
PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) TAMWORTH - GUNNEDAH
PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) NEW ENGLAND
PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) NEW ENGLAND
PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) TAMWORTH
PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) TAMWORTH - SURROUNDS
PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NORTH-EASTERN NSW
PSMA Localities (2018) LINDESAY
PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer Regional Australia
PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) NORTHERN TABLELANDS
PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
Statistical Local Areas Tamworth Regional (A) - Pt B
World Country Boundaries Australia
Geological Regions of Australia New England Region
Surface Geology of Australia Csuf
Physiographic Provinces of Australia New England-Moreton Uplands Province
Physiographic Regions 2011 Cunningham Slopes
Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Woodland
Forests of Australia 2018B Eucalypt Medium Woodland
IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Woody savannas
Land cover Native grasslands and minimally modified pastures
NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Woodlands
NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus woodlands with a shrubby understorey
Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
Vegetation - condition Transformed
Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

Environmental sampling for this location

Area Management
Natural resource management expenditure 4720312.0 $
Area management
Phosphorus 0.01432 t/ha
Potassium 0.083333 t/ha
Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.1959
Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.5543
Endemism 0.0022959064
Endemism (Non-marine) 0.002327192
Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
Migratory species (2008) 4.0 frequency
Occurrence Density 3248.0 frequency
Shannon Diversity (H) 5.713652 index
Species Richness 554.0 frequency
Threatened communities (2008) 1.0 frequency
Threatened species (2008) 4.0 frequency
2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.40474665
2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 66.8 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 59.6875 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 34.17 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1548352
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.15380518
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 25.279167 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.244166 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 30.420013 degrees C
Aridity index - annual mean 0.49246636
Aridity index - month max 0.9441188
Aridity index - month min 0.29479775
Evaporation - annual mean 154.78584 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
Evaporation - average 17411.0 ml
Evaporation - month max 263.73163 mm
Evaporation - month min 56.75997 mm
Evaporation - variability 18.0 %
Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.11 index
Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.25 index
Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.08 index
Humidity - annual mean relative 76.59399 %
Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 62.270687 %
Humidity - month max relative 88.71467 %
Humidity - month max relative 3pm 72.363106 %
Humidity - month min relative 54.42755 %
Humidity - month min relative 3pm 54.42755 %
Precipitation - annual 795.0 mm
Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 795.0 mm
Precipitation - annual mean 64.090515 mm
Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.5345697
Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 164.0 mm
Precipitation - driest month 44.121407 mm
Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 9.0 mm
Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 153.0 mm
Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1867253
Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 30.0 mm
Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.18556806
Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 274.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest month 97.37358 mm
Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 26.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 280.0 mm
Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.1 MJ/m2/day
Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 29.0
Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.3 MJ/m2/day
Temperature - annual max mean 23.05 degrees C
Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 16.3 degrees C
Temperature - annual min mean 8.080833 degrees C
Temperature - annual range 29.325256 degrees C
Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 30.4 degrees C
Temperature - coldest month min 0.59 degrees C
Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 1.2 degrees C
Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 9.0 degrees C
Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.7 degrees C
Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 12.8 degrees C
Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
Temperature - month hottest maximum 30.71 degrees C
Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.94
Temperature - warmest month min 15.71 degrees C
Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 31.6 degrees C
Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.3 degrees C
Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 23.0 degrees C
Wind run - annual mean 147.10974 km/day
WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 775.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 144.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 41.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 144.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 31.0
WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 276.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 115.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 276.0 mm
WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 160.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 304.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 6.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 86.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 149.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 86.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 49.0 %
WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5607.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 310.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 230.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 230.0 degrees C * 10
Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
Distance - to coast 2.648868 km x 100
Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.014142135 km
Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 145438.08 m
Remoteness index 6.2146
Drainage - average 486.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
Drainage - variability 178.0 %
Runoff - average 890.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.59966886 people/km^2
2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 65.627235
ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 55.0 mm
ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 30.0 %
Bulk density 1.1209637 Mg/m^3
Carbon - organic 2.2023363 %
Clay % 26.387272 %
Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 61.11111 mm/h
Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.49
Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.77
Nutrient status 1.5 index
Ph - soil 5.0 ph
Soil depth 0.7 m
Soil pedality 2.0950909
Water holding capacity 47000.0 mm
Water stress index - month max 76.04431
Weathering Intensity V2 0.97001 Weathering Intensity Index
Aspect 143.0 degrees
Averaged Topographic Relief 429.08334 metres
Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 690.0 m
Elevation 631.0 m
Topographic Slope (degrees) 7.446373 degrees
Topographic relief 170.6194 m
Topographic slope (%) 18.60465 %
Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3282 EVI
Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 48.0 %
Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 34.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 66.0 % Persistent Vegetation
Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0284 kg C/m^2
Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.2 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
NDVI Mean 66.0 NDVI x 100
NPP Mean 8.0 tonnes/ha/yr
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7098 NDVI