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Occurrence record: Mammalogy:CS829

HumanObservation of Orcinus orca | Killer Whale recorded on 1990-03-02

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource South Australian Museum Australia provider for OZCAM
Institution South Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "SAMA"
Collection South Australian Museum Mammalogy Collection
Supplied collection code "Mammalogy"
Catalogue Number CS829
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:572128
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:SAMA:Mammalogy:CS829
Basis of record Human observation
Identified by Owens, Helen
Identified date 1994
Individual count 7
License CC-BY
Occurrence remarks 200-1000m from shore. How observed: from boat, naked eye and binoculars Social group: grouped Sighting Note: barometer 1071Mb The whales were chasing/playing with a Common Dolphin which Images at South Australian Museum: yes
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1994
Identification remarks Confidence: 1

Event

Identification remarks Confidence: 1
Record date 1990-03-02
Date precision Day
Event time 11:15:
Event ID urn:emu.sam.sa.gov.au:Event:207553

Taxonomy

Scientific name Orcinus orca
Supplied scientific name "Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Killer Whale
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Cetacea
Family Delphinidae
Genus Orcinus
Species Orcinus orca
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory South Australia
Latitude -32.5278
Longitude 133.85
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Far West of Edward Bay | Point Brown
Coordinate precision 0.0001
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 133 51 E
Verbatim latitude 32 31 40 S

Additional properties

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Land use Other minimal uses
    NRM Regions 2010 Eyre Peninsula
    NRM Regions 2014 Eyre Peninsula
    NRM Regions 2015 Eyre Peninsula
    NRM Regions 2017 Eyre Peninsula
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Eyre Peninsula
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Eyre Peninsula
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Murat
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Semi-arid climate that is too dry to support field crops. Soil moisture tends to be greatest in winter
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 8.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World South Australian Gulfs
    States including coastal waters South Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Vegetation
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water
    Vegetation types - native Mallee woodlands and shrublands
    Vegetation types - present Mallee woodlands and shrublands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.1649
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.009663324
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.011840839
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 646.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.476458 index
    Species Richness 316.0 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 348.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 144.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 8.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 39.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 47.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 40.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 54.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 144.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 171.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 220.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 67.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 122.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 119.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 214.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 54.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3612.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 287.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 215.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 122.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 21112.873 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.246173 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.39999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.31 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.39 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.0672 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.003 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.98999995 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 36.329998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 36.11 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 16.94 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.93 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.11 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -2.9999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 14.24 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 20.55 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 16.774408 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.1192183 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 1.1464444 mg/m^3
    Substrate
    Water holding capacity 50000.0 mm
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 72.875 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -4.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.68399876 degrees