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Occurrence record: Mammalogy:CS4591

HumanObservation of Balaenoptera musculus | blue whale recorded on 2003-12-08

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 CS4591
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:575890
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:SAMA:Mammalogy:CS4591
Basis of record Human observation
Identified by Morrice, Margie
Identified date 2003
Individual count 2
License CC-BY
Occurrence remarks How observed: from air Sighting Note: Whale Survey Sighting # 12 for the day, seismic vessel on soft start. Images at South Australian Museum: no
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2003
Identification remarks Confidence: 4

Event

Identification remarks Confidence: 4
Record date 2003-12-08
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date Time: CSST
Event time 11:53:
Event ID urn:emu.sam.sa.gov.au:Event:210459

Taxonomy

Scientific name Balaenoptera musculus
Supplied scientific name "Balaenoptera musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)"
Taxon rank species
Common name blue whale
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Cetacea
Family Balaenopteridae
Genus Balaenoptera
Species Balaenoptera musculus
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 -35.3883
Longitude 134.6833
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Port Lincoln (PO) | 130.3 km SW
Coordinate precision 0.0001
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 134 41 00 E
Verbatim latitude 35 23 18 S

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2020-11-17
dcterms:type Event

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southern Province
    Marine
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Terrace
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 6.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World South Australian Gulfs
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.009167001
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 66.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.897675 index
    Species Richness 23.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 106030.914 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 78.0 km
    Marine
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.28 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.75 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.66999996 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.6599998 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 6.7000003 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.020000001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.63 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.87 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.71 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 17.109999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.59 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.77 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 2.9999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0016 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 14.73 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 19.48 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 17.296938 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.041743666 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.18479815 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 471.625 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -655.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.9749129 degrees