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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:W.10033

Preserved specimen of Capitella capitata Fabricius recorded on 1973-04-12


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 code Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalog number W.10033
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1075181","urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:W.10033"]
Occurrence ID - Marine & Other:W.10033
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Hutchings, Dr Patricia Ann - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates  
Collector NSW State Fisheries  
Supplied as "NSW State Fisheries"
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 4 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status PRESENT
Sampling protocol [hand-held corer]
Duplicate status REPRESENTATIVE


Event ID
Occurrence date 1973-04-12
Sampling protocol hand-held corer  
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Capitella capitata
Supplied scientific name "Capitella capitata (Fabricius, 1780)"
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Annelida
Class Polychaeta
Family Capitellidae
Genus Capitella
Species Capitella capitata
Match type exactMatch
Accepted name usage Capitella capitata (Fabricius, 1780)
Scientific name authorship Fabricius
Name according to (Fabricius, 1780)


Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -34.00333
Supplied as: "-34.00333"
Longitude 151.16333
Supplied as: "151.16333"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Botany Bay, Towra Point
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[stn 244] Australia, New South Wales, Botany Bay, Towra Point (34° 00' 12" S, 151° 09' 48" E) 12/04/1973 - 12/04/1973, hand-held corer";
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 1000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 34° 0' 12.000" S
Marine false
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 151° 9' 48.000" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2019/6/3
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 100m-1km

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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 0d75db4f-4103-482e-b8cc-d9ecac877012
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Capitella capitata (Fabricius, 1780)
    Coordinates -34.00333,151.16333
    Related records
    Record UUID c7d9eec1-7378-425c-8a8e-fa8dc93d742f
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Capitella capitata (Fabricius, 1780)
    Coordinates -34.00333,151.16333
    Record UUID a46d88d1-654b-41a5-9293-30ef11f4b239
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Capitella capitata (Fabricius, 1780)
    Coordinates -34.00333,151.16333
    Record UUID ea43226c-f9bd-4b28-ba04-b5bc3180d09e
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Capitella capitata (Fabricius, 1780)
    Coordinates -34.00333,151.16333
    Record UUID 5fd9fa2f-4e4d-405e-8ca7-c7dd4c413568
    Data Resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Raw Scientific Name Capitella capitata (Fabricius, 1780)
    Coordinates -34.00333,151.16333

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Towra Point
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Towra Point
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Towra Point
    CAPAD 2020 Terrestrial Towra Point
    Directory of Important Wetlands Towra Point Estuarine Wetlands
    NRM Regions 2010 Sydney Metro
    NRM Regions 2017 Greater Sydney
    RAMSAR wetland regions Towra Point Nature Reserve
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Greater Sydney
    IBRA 6 Regions Sydney Basin
    IBRA 7 Regions Sydney Basin
    IBRA 7 Subregions Pittwater
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (NSW)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 SYDNEY COAST-GEORGES RIVER
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SUTHERLAND SHIRE COUNCIL
    NSW Local Land Services Regions Greater Sydney
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) COOK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Sensitive Data Layers
    Phylloxera Infection Zone - Sydney, New South Wales Sydney Phylloxera Zone
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia 2018B Mangrove
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Mangroves
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mangroves
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1130.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 251.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 13.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 207.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 25.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 310.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 30.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 365.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 16.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 35.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.0 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 17.9 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 19.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 7.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 13.0 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.1 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 14.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.26
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 26.9 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 22.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 20.6 degrees C
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.78
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0