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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:G.16141

Preserved specimen of Hydrodendron armatum (Stechow, 1925) recorded on 1909-06-24


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 Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalog number G.16141
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:1008555; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:G.16141
Occurrence ID - Marine & Other:G.16141
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Watson, Dr Jan E - Hydrozoan Research Laboratory
Identified date 2001
Collector FIS "Endeavour", 1909-1914
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 2001


Occurrence date 1909-06-24
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Hydrodendron armatum
Supplied scientific name "Hydrodendron armatum Stechow, 1924"
Identified to rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Hydrozoa
Order Leptothecata
Supplied as "Thecata"
Family Haleciidae
Genus Hydrodendron
Species Hydrodendron armatum
Name match metric canonicalMatch
Accepted name Hydrodendron armatum Stechow, 1924
Scientific name authorship (Stechow, 1925)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Stechow, 1924


Country Australia
State or Territory Tasmania
Latitude -40.633
Supplied as: "-40.633"
Longitude 145.3
Supplied as: "145.300"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality 16 km north of Circular Head
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, Tasmania, 16 km north of Circular Head (40° 38' S, 145° 18' E) 24/06/1909 - 24/06/1909, Accession, FIS "Endeavour"";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 40° 38' S
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 145° 18' E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2019/11/19
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    IMCRA 4 Regions Bass Strait Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Boags
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Plateau
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 4.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4245
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.7367
    Endemism 0.039973967
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2867
    Occurrence Density 451.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.5931106 index
    Species Richness 304.0 frequency
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 15.0 °C
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 37249.2 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 11.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.042747 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.26 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.74 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.58 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 5.6619 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.51 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.43 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.28 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 14.53 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.17 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.85999995 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 11.21 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 17.949999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 14.746089 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.08763081 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.6716008 mg/m^3
    Averaged Topographic Relief 11.791667 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -32.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.097714745 degrees