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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.77399

Preserved specimen of Brachynotus spinosus (H. Milne Edwards, 1853) | Little Shore Crab recorded on 1991-04-12


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 Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalog number P.77399
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1243951","urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:P.77399"]
Occurrence ID - Marine & Other:P.77399
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by Griffin, Dr Desmond JG - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates  
Identified date 2007
Collector 1.  Berents, Penelope Blackburne   2.  Australian Museum   3.  Invertebrates, Marine  
Supplied as "Berents, Dr Penelope Blackburne - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Date identified 2007


Event ID
Occurrence date 1991-04-12
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Brachynotus spinosus
Supplied scientific name "Brachynotus spinosus (H. Milne Edwards, 1853)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Little Shore Crab
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Malacostraca
Order Decapoda
Family Varunidae
Supplied as "Grapsidae"
Genus Brachynotus
Species Brachynotus spinosus
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Brachynotus spinosus (H. Milne Edwards, 1853)
Scientific name authorship (H. Milne Edwards, 1853)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (H. Milne Edwards, 1853)


Country Australia
State or Territory Tasmania
Latitude -41.283
Supplied as: "-41.283"
Longitude 148.32499
Supplied as: "148.32499"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Clerk Point, Georges Bay,
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[TAS 110] Australia, Tasmania, Clerk Point, Georges Bay, (41° 17' S, 148° 19' 30" E) 12/04/1991 - 12/04/1991";
Coordinate precision 1e-05
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 1000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 41° 17' S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 148° 19' 30.000" E

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject
dcterms modified 2020/1/30
dcterms type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 100m-1km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    NRM Regions 2010 North
    NRM Regions 2017 North NRM Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North NRM Region
    IMCRA 4 Regions Tasmanian Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Freycinet
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 BREAK O'DAY COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) MCINTYRE
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Inland aquatic - freshwater, salt lakes, lagoons
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Freshwater, dams, lakes, lagoons or aquatic plants

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 769.7778 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 192.77777 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 171.66667 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 15.555555 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 184.44444 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 19.88889 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 225.11111 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 13.933333 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 46.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.544445 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 13.366667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 17.333334 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.677778 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 9.677778 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.811111 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.155556 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.51 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.0033333
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 22.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 17.022223 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 15.788889 degrees C
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 13.283333 °C
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.75222224
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.98777777
    Elevation 16.0 m