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Occurrence record: MO:S76254

PreservedSpecimen of Brachidontes | Ribbed Mussel

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection code Western Australian Museum Mollusc Collection
Catalog number S76254
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Special Alcohol 75% (Ethanol 93% & Methanol 7%)
Collector WA Museum Party
Individual count 2 pairs
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Collection code MO
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date Year: 1982, Month: , Day:
Supplied as year:1982 
Date precision Not Supplied

Taxonomy

Scientific name Brachidontes
Taxon rank genus
Common name Ribbed Mussel
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Mytilida
Supplied as "Mytiloida"
Family Mytilidae
Genus Brachidontes
Species Brachidontes sp.
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type informal

Geospatial

Country Australia
State / Province Western Australia
Latitude -16.8500
Longitude 122.1000
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Island West Island
Island group Lacepede Archipelago
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to Egaz
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 122°06`00"E
Verbatim latitude 16°51`00"S

Additional properties

column34 Bivalvia
Type PhysicalObject

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    Incomplete collection date Warning
    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Basis of record not supplied Passed
    Basis of record badly formed Passed
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    Institution code not recognised Passed
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    Invalid scientific name Passed
    Name not in national checklists Passed
    Decimal coordinates not supplied Passed
    Coordinates are transposed Passed
    Coordinates are out of range for species Passed
    Supplied coordinates are zero Passed
    Zero latitude Passed
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    Supplied country not recognised Passed
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    Country inferred from coordinates Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Kimberley Coast
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Western Australia Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Rangelands Region
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Canning
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF BROOME
    Vegetation
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.2116
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.011019888
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.004624683
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 13.950617 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.394145 index
    Species Richness 1.2098765 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 23566.197 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.143025 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.53 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.39 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 2.49 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 5.2465997 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.002 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.97999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.0 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.76 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 27.789999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.469997 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.14 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 23.83 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 30.22 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.99184 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.10370689 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.87603235 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 18.25 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -1.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.1975818 degrees