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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F96074

PreservedSpecimen of Plectaster decanus | Seastar recorded on 1969-11-10

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates"
Catalogue Number F96074
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Invertebrates:PreservedSpecimen:F96074
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Dry
Identified by Richard A. Pollack
Identified date 1971
Collector Dr Brian J. Smith
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Collection ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Owner institution code NMV
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Invertebrates
Institution ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1971

Event

Collecting date 1969-11-10
Supplied date "1969-11-10T00:00:00\1969-11-10T00:00:00"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Higher classification Echinodermata | Asteroidea | Spinulosida | Echinasteridae
Scientific name Plectaster decanus
Supplied scientific name "Plectaster decanus (Müller & Troschel, 1843)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Spinulosida
Family Echinasteridae
Genus Plectaster
Species Plectaster decanus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Müller & Troschel, 1843)
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia | Western Australia
Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Locality Cheyne Beach
Latitude -34.87
Longitude 151.27
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Cheyne Beach
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Eastern Province
    Marine
    Contiguous Zone Contiguous Zone
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Slope
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 5.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe

    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 0.082938194
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 1503.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.8171477 index
    Species Richness 562.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 21537.799 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 50.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.11 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.7999997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.12 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.9731 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 4.9 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.008 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.97999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.6 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.55 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 20.3 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.489998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.17999999 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 5.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 17.73 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 23.529999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 20.433966 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.051444314 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.26501337 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 638.875 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -1158.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 5.5646796 degrees