Search Specimens

OZCAM (Online Zoo-log-i-cal Col-lec-tions of Aus-tralian Muse-ums) pro-vides access to an online data-base of records aggre-gated from fau-nal col-lec-tions data-bases in Aus-tralian museums.

Occurrence record: invertebrates:E18876

PreservedSpecimen of Hippopus hippopus | bear paw giant clam recorded on 1943-01-01

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Supplied institution code "TMAG"
Collection Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "invertebrates"
Catalogue Number E18876
Occurrence ID TMAG: E18876
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by determiner not recorded
Collector Newman, T.L.
Supplied as "T.L. Newman"
Sex sex undetermined
License CC-BY
Dataset name Newman Collection
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 1943-01-01
Supplied as year:1943  month:1  day:1 
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Hippopus hippopus
Original name Hippopus hippopus
Taxon rank species
Common name bear paw giant clam
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Cardiida
Supplied as "Veneroida"
Family Cardiidae
Genus Hippopus
Species Hippopus hippopus
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 Queensland
Locality North Queensland (unlocalised)
Latitude -16.6
Longitude 145.6
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Coordinate precision 0.1
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 100000.0
Biome Marine

Additional properties

order name Veneroida

User flagged issues 

User Assertion Status:

    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    First of the month Warning
    First of the year Warning
    Basis of record not supplied Passed
    Basis of record badly formed Passed
    Invalid collection date Passed
    Incomplete collection date Passed
    First of the century Passed
    Missing name of person who identified the specimen/observation Passed
    Collector name unparseable Passed
    Missing catalogue number Passed
    Data are generalised Passed
    Collection code not recognised Passed
    Institution code not recognised Passed
    Missing taxonomic rank Passed
    Name not supplied Passed
    Kingdom not recognised Passed
    Name not recognised Passed
    Invalid scientific name Passed
    Name not in national checklists Passed
    Decimal coordinates not supplied Passed
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Passed
    Unrecognized geodetic datum Passed
    Coordinates are transposed Passed
    Coordinates are out of range for species Passed
    Supplied coordinates are zero Passed
    Zero latitude Passed
    Zero longitude Passed
    Supplied country not recognised Passed
    Coordinate uncertainty not valid Passed
    Missing coordinate precision Passed
    Precision / range mismatch Passed
    Coordinate precision not valid Passed
    Coordinate uncertainty not specified Passed
    Location not supplied Passed
    Country inferred from coordinates Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
    Missing geodetic datum Passed
    Habitat incorrect for species Passed
    Show/Hide 8 missing properties
    Show/Hide 39 tests that have not been run

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Central & North GBR
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Directory of Important Wetlands Great Barrier Reef Marine Park
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Great Barrier Reef
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Wet Tropic Coast
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Central and Southern Great Barrier Reef
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Political
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 DOUGLAS SHIRE
    PSMA Localities (2018) CORAL SEA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) COOK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) COOK

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5378
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 5.0861
    Endemism 0.014012044
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.6792
    Occurrence Density 128.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.3196945 index
    Species Richness 86.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 4985.463 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 7.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.132084 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -19.88823 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.83 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.21 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 5.7999997 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 4.5471997 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.95 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.489998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.13 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 25.99 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.66 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.31 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 22.699999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.91 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.083889 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.091201685 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.721495 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 120.208336 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -15.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.2409053 degrees