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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F210383

PreservedSpecimen of Plesiocolochirus ignava | Sea Cucumber recorded on 1985-03-19


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection code Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Catalog number F210383
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations specimenForm=Wet;storageMedium=ethanol 70%
Identified by P M. O'Loughlin
Identified date /04/2014
Individual count 2
License CC-BY
Supplied as
Collection ID
Owner institution code NMV
Field number SA 38
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Invertebrates
Institution ID NMV
Collection code Invertebrates
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified /04/2014


Field number SA 38
Collecting date 1985-03-19
Supplied date "1985-03-19T00:00:00;1985-03-19T00:00:00"
Date precision Day
Event ID SA 38


Higher classification Echinodermata;Holothuroidea;Dendrochirotida;Cucumariidae
Scientific name Plesiocolochirus ignava
Supplied scientific name "Plesiocolochirus ignava (Ludwig, 1875)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Sea Cucumber
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Holothuroidea
Order Dendrochirotida
Family Cucumariidae
Genus Plesiocolochirus
Species Plesiocolochirus ignava
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship (Ludwig, 1875)
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia, South Australia
Country Australia
State / Province South Australia
Locality Giles Point, by boat ramp
Latitude -35.05
Longitude 137.767
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Giles Point, by boat ramp
Minimum depth in meters 1
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location ID SA 38
Biome Marine

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Lower Yorke Peninsula
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Lower Yorke Peninsula
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Lower Yorke Peninsula
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Lower Yorke Peninsula
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern and Yorke
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern and Yorke
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern and Yorke
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern and Yorke
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern and Yorke
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern and Yorke
    IMCRA 4 Regions Spencer Gulf Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions St Vincent Gulf
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Classic "Mediterranean" climate with peaks of growth in winter and spring and moderate growth in winter
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 11.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World South Australian Gulfs
    States including coastal waters South Australia (including Coastal Waters)

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 68529.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 0.0 dse
    Natural resource management expenditure 3243824.0 $
    Sheep numbers 207526.0 dse
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4908
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.2253
    Endemism 0.02850708
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.03527967
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Migratory species (2008) 9.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 6735.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.197938 index
    Species Richness 1270.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.31757247
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 0.9301631
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.036814995
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 146.10698 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 257.7075 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 56.095 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.2 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 28.512083 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 9.4875 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1903087
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.57473385 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.38504836 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.249882
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.18779144
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -2.9201717
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 52.177498 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -117.594894 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -248.21999 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min -3.9175034 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 27.925 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 17.77875 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 7.5875 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 21.620209 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 12.991042 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 18.080017 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 8.9375 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 16.122501 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.6474915 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.1450195 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 9.870026 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 8.62917 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.8625183 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.2024841 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 6.904999 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 27.0175 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 17.5125 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 386.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn 92.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 0.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 161.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 41.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 52.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring 99.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer 53.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 41.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 14.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 164.0 mm
    Precipitation - winter 160.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -105.7472 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -238.28333 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 17.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 9.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 24.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 28.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 7.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 41.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 8.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 16.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 8.0 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.5 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 20.8 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.18
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 26.3 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 20.8 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 12.3 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 364.62814 km/day
    Wind run - month max 398.94186 km/day
    Wind run - month min 337.43408 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 6.34041 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 5.8745375 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.4772797 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 6.7212176 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 6.2333417 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 6.7212176 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.824249 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 5.3363733 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 5.3363733 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.31890437 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.31890437 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.6762396 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1472.2438 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Remoteness index 7.2328176
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.030283 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.55 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 8.63 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 3.04 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 8.9183 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.013 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.90999997 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 36.17 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.85 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 16.88 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.62 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.41 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 4.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -8.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 11.82 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 20.449999 100 x degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.31359285
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.7897932
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.036814995
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 73.61386 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 37.79904 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.4314561 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -1.0883908 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 28.223356
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 71.08139
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 3.3133495
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 147.70848 Gal
    Bulk density 1.1083459 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.15 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 84.676094 kgC/ha
    Clay % 30.218044 %
    Erodibility 60.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Erosivity 207.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 50.468 my
    Lithology - fertility 4.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 29.5155 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 1.4700501 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 1.703016 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 410.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.35
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.75
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.8
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.76
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.05
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.06
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 82.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.06
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 7035.1396 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 77.865486 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 66.967804 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.9 index
    Pedality hydrological score 4.0360904
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 12.33896 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 960.24286 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 14.346877 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.5 m
    Soil pedality 4.0360904
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 3.0
    Topographic wetness index 1.98622
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity 46000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 105.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.76324 Weathering Intensity Index
    Aspect 204.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 37.125 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -1.0 m
    Elevation 5.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.97474957 degrees
    Topographic relief 0.0 m
    Topographic roughness 0.0 %
    Topographic slope (%) 1.561478 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 2.459863
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 211.66667 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 235.32259 Day