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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F263146

PreservedSpecimen of Meridiastra calcar | Eight-arm seastar recorded on 1972-06-17

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 F263146
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations specimenNature=Whole;specimenForm=dry;storageMedium=dry
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 1972-06-17
Supplied date "1972-06-17T00:00:00;1972-06-17T00:00:00"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Higher classification Echinodermata;Asteroidea;Valvatida;Asterinidae
Scientific name Meridiastra calcar
Supplied scientific name "Patiriella calcar (Lamarck, 1816)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Eight-arm seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Valvatida
Family Asterinidae
Genus Meridiastra
Supplied as "Patiriella"
Species Meridiastra calcar
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship (Lamarck, 1816)
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia, Tasmania
Country Australia
State / Province Tasmania
Locality Craggy island
Latitude -39.68
Longitude 147.67
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Craggy 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
    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)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4356
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.6179
    Endemism 0.036090203
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.042605363
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2867
    Occurrence Density 2.8765433 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 0.37037036 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 10104.105 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 22.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 1.326223 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.22 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.81 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.42 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 5.8961997 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 1.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.006 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.71 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.55 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.42 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 15.08 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.329998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.7 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 4.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 11.88 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 18.69 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 15.256128 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.08813043 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.643484 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 73.208336 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -33.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.45597786 degrees