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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F85103

PreservedSpecimen of Plectaster decanus | Seastar recorded on 1972-11-27

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection code Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Catalog number F85103
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations specimenForm=Dry
Collector Essendon Grammar School
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Collection ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Owner institution code NMV
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Invertebrates
Institution ID NMV
Collection code Invertebrates
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 1972-11-27
Supplied date "1972-11-27T00:00:00;1972-11-27T00:00:00"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Higher classification Echinodermata;Asteroidea;Spinulosida;Echinasteridae
Scientific name Plectaster decanus
Supplied scientific name "Plectaster decanus (Müller & Troschel, 1843)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Spinulosida
Family Echinasteridae
Genus Plectaster
Species Plectaster decanus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship (Müller & Troschel, 1843)
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia, Tasmania
Country Australia
State / Province Tasmania
Locality Franklin Sound, Flinders Island
Latitude -40.28
Longitude 148.12
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Franklin Sound, Flinders Island
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

Additional properties

Type PhysicalObject

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 North
    NRM Regions 2014 North
    NRM Regions 2015 North
    NRM Regions 2017 North NRM Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North NRM Region
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Flinders
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Marine
    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 Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 325741.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 0.0 dse
    Natural resource management expenditure 3976693.0 $
    Sheep numbers 156111.0 dse
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5041
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.7782
    Endemism 0.0077965893
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.006639845
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2867
    Migratory species (2008) 15.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 17.592592 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.6081986 index
    Species Richness 3.580247 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 7.0 frequency
    Climate
    Precipitation - autumn 189.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 55.0 %
    Precipitation - spring 181.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring reliability 77.0 %
    Precipitation - summer 142.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer reliability 50.0 %
    Precipitation - winter 223.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter reliability 83.0 %
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 2979.6113 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.0 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.26999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 7.96 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.74 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 8.4168 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.32 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.52 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.36 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 14.99 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.25 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.94 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 11.2 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 19.16 100 x degrees C
    Substrate
    Erodibility 41.0 k factor
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Water holding capacity 83000.0 mm
    Topography
    Aspect 213.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 64.875 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Elevation 0.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.6570049 degrees
    Vegetation
    NPP Mean 20.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 60.42857 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 110.71429 Day