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Occurrence record: Herpetology:R.62437

Preserved specimen of Varanus gouldii (Gray, 1838) | Gould's Goanna

Dataset

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 Herpetology Collection
Supplied collection code "Herpetology"
Catalog number R.62437
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:2116982","urn:catalog:AM:Herpetology:R.62437"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Herpetology:R.62437
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Collector Cogger Et Al.
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [COL]

Event

Sampling protocol ["COL"]
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:2005838
Date precision NOT_SUPPLIED

Taxonomy

Scientific name Varanus gouldii
Supplied scientific name "Varanus gouldii (Gray, 1838)"
Identified to rank species
Common name Gould's Goanna
Supplied common name "Sand Monitor"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Squamata
Family Varanidae
Genus Varanus
Species Varanus gouldii
Name match metric exactMatch
Accepted name Varanus gouldii (Gray, 1838)
Scientific name authorship (Gray, 1838)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Gray, 1838)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Latitude -10.616
Supplied as: "-10.616"
Longitude 142.283
Supplied as: "142.283"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Horn Is.Torres Strait
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, Queensland, Horn Is.Torres Strait (10° 37' S, 142° 17' E), Cogger Et Al.(Collector), Field Collected - Terrestrial";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 10000.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 10° 37' S
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 142° 17' E

Additional properties

Class Reptilia
dcterms:modified 2008/1/26
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Plantations
    NRM Regions 2010 Torres Strait
    NRM Regions 2014 Torres Strait
    NRM Regions 2015 Torres Strait
    NRM Regions 2017 Torres Strait
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Torres Strait
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Torres Strait
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Cape York Peninsula
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Cape York - Torres Strait
    IBRA 7 Regions Cape York Peninsula
    IBRA 7 Subregions Cape York-Torres Strait
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Cape York Peninsula Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Carpentaria Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 TORRES STRAIT ISLANDS
    River Regions TORRES STRAIT ISLANDS
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Leichhardt
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Kaurareg People / Torres Shire Council / State of Queensland - ILUA
    Local Government Areas 2011 Torres (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Torres
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 TORRES SHIRE
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Kaurareg People (Ngurupai)
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Kaurareg People (Ngurupai) QCD2001/001
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 1767
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 2726
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) TORRES
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR NORTH
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) QUEENSLAND - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEICHHARDT
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LEICHHARDT
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) KAIWALAGAL - INNER ISLANDS
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) HORN ISLAND
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) TORRES STRAIT
    PSMA Localities (2018) HORN
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) BOUNDED LOCALITY
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 500 OR MORE
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (QLD)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) COOK
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) COOK
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) HORN ISLAND (L)
    Statistical Local Areas Torres (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Sensitive Data Layers
    Special Quarantine Zone - Torres Strait Special Quarantine Zone - Torres Strait
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Torres Strait Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Cfts
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Peninsular Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Torres High Islands
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Other special rights, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Melaleuca
    Forests of Australia 2018B Eucalypt Medium Woodland
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Woody savannas
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus woodlands with a tussock grass understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Modified
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 702067.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Endemism 0.029661244
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.034481302
    Migratory species (2008) 15.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 8186.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.6560364 index
    Species Richness 857.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 5.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.90351003
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 120.65 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 134.37416 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 3.61 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.07624459
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -11.852013
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 30.626667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 24.665 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 9.589996 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.9785011
    Aridity index - month max 3.0109208
    Aridity index - month min 0.025376685
    Evaporation - annual mean 166.10931 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - month max 223.60986 mm
    Evaporation - month min 123.197365 mm
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.48 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.26 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.43 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 83.319824 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 78.62607 %
    Humidity - month max relative 88.17531 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 83.901405 %
    Humidity - month min relative 73.74144 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 73.74144 %
    Precipitation - annual 1652.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1665.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 142.09616 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 3.2408032
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 30.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 19.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.10080909
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 112.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -8.778017
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 469.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 397.9375 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 110.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1092.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 18.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.6 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 29.325834 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 23.410833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 11.127655 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 9.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 21.82 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 22.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 25.5 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 5.9 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.9 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.61 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 31.14 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.34
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.7 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 32.0 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 28.2 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 27.5 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 146.05844 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1782.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 36.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 5.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 20.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 109.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 718.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 437.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 1179.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 266.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 95.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 220.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 251.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 61.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 252.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 64.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 998.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 315.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 277.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 270.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.02 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.12 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 17012.398 m
    Remoteness index 15.0
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.163444 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 16.83 m
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 3.7 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 26.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.64 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 16.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3958849 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic -232.94592 %
    Clay % 6.1504426 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.54
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.05 index
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 1.7
    Water holding capacity 114000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.26535 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 291.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 98.041664 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 19.0 m
    Elevation 23.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.1505072 degrees
    Topographic relief 26.51573 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.661718 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4421 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 44.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0061 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.2 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.655 NDVI