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Occurrence record: PPBES-940-PPB-177-1

Human observation of Brachynotus spinosus (H. Milne Edwards, 1853) | Little Shore Crab recorded on 1970-02-12


Data partner Ocean Biodiversity Information System
Data resource Port Phillip Bay Environmental Study Data 1992-1996 - benthic records
Institution code Supplied institution code "CSIRO"
Collection code Supplied collection code "PPBES-Benthic"
Occurrence ID PPBES-940-PPB-177-1
Basis of record Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 5 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY-NC
Occurrence status ABSENT
Supplied as absent
Organism quantity 0.0
Supplied as 0
Organism quantity type individuals
Duplicate status REPRESENTATIVE


Event ID PPBES-940
Occurrence date 1970-02-12
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Brachynotus spinosus
Taxon rank species
Common name Little Shore Crab
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Supplied as "Crustacea"
Class Malacostraca
Order Decapoda
Supplied as "Brachyura"
Family Varunidae
Genus Brachynotus
Species Brachynotus spinosus
Scientific name ID
Match type exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (H. Milne Edwards, 1853)


Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Locality Corio Bay
Latitude -38.11684
Supplied as: "-38.11684"
Longitude 144.38497
Supplied as: "144.38497"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Minimum depth in meters 8
Maximum depth in meters 8
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 200.0
Terrestrial true
Marine false
Country code AU
Footprint well known text POINT (144.38497 -38.11684)

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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 0c1fd9c9-0ecc-4654-a792-c3a0863906b0
    Data Resource
    Raw Scientific Name Brachynotus spinosus
    Coordinates -38.11684,144.38497
    Related records
    Record UUID 4d812386-1274-4556-912b-b0670bdff9ce
    Data Resource
    Raw Scientific Name Brachynotus spinosus
    Coordinates -38.11684,144.38497
    Record UUID c7d3794c-e40a-4d86-aed9-78ad776ef40d
    Data Resource
    Raw Scientific Name Brachynotus spinosus
    Coordinates -38.11684,144.38497
    Record UUID c55771ab-8ba5-4b0d-8eb5-47f9861b0d43
    Data Resource
    Raw Scientific Name Brachynotus spinosus
    Coordinates -38.11684,144.38497
    Record UUID 10d9444a-4c4a-49e4-86a0-0efbe4fb20b3
    Data Resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Brachynotus spinosus (Milne Edwards, 1853)
    Coordinates -38.1167,144.385
    Record UUID a56ebcf5-04e2-4026-b14d-d6710b414d11
    Data Resource
    Raw Scientific Name Brachynotus spinosus
    Coordinates -38.11684,144.38497

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    NRM Regions 2010 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2017 Port Phillip and Western Port
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Port Phillip and Western Port
    IMCRA 4 Regions Bass Strait Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Victorian Embayments
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)