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Occurrence record: Malacology:C.166836

PreservedSpecimen of Octopus tetricus | Gloomy Octopus recorded on 1990-12-03

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Malacology Collection
Supplied collection code "Malacology"
Catalogue Number C.166836
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:10083588; urn:catalog:AM:Malacology:C.166836
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Malacology:C.166836
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Stranks, T. N.
Identified date 1992-10
Collector Loch, I.
Supplied as "I. Loch"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1992-10
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Expert"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "good";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Expert"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "good";
Collecting date 1990-12-03
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1181696

Taxonomy

Scientific name Octopus tetricus
Supplied scientific name "Octopus tetricus Gould, 1852"
Taxon rank species
Common name Gloomy Octopus
Supplied common name "Common Sydney Octopus"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Cephalopoda
Order Octopoda
Family Octopodidae
Genus Octopus
Species Octopus tetricus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Gould, 1852
Accepted name usage Octopus tetricus Gould, 1852

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Local government area Coffs Harbour (C)
Latitude -30.066
Longitude 153.200
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Arrawarra headland
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[MAL# 84812] Australia, New South Wales, Arrawarra headland (30° 04' S, 153° 12' E) 03/12/1990 - 03/12/1990, I. Loch(Collector), Field Collected - Aquatic";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 1000.0
Biome Terrestrial
Verbatim longitude 153° 12' E
Verbatim latitude 30° 4' S

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2016/3/14
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 100m-1km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Garby
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Garby
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Garby
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Garby
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    GER Jaliigirr GER Jaliigirr
    GER National Corridor GER National Corridor
    GER Standard Boundary GER Standard Boundary
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Other minimal uses
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2015 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2017 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) North Coast
    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 North Coast
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IBRA 6 Regions NSW North Coast
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Coffs Coast & Escarpment
    IBRA 7 Regions NSW North Coast
    IBRA 7 Subregions Coffs Coast and Escarpment
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential woodlands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Warmer and wetter end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Subtropical: no dry season
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Subtropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (NSW)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 BELLINGER RIVER
    River Regions BELLINGER RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Tweed-Moreton
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Cowper
    Local Government Areas 2011 Coffs Harbour (C)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Coffs Harbour - Pt B
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 COFFS HARBOUR CITY COUNCIL
    NSW Local Land Services Regions North Coast
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 102
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 5553
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) WOOLGOOLGA - ARRAWARRA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) COFFS HARBOUR
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) COFFS HARBOUR - GRAFTON
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) PAGE
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) PAGE
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) COFFS HARBOUR - NAMBUCCA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) COFFS HARBOUR
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NSW CENTRAL AND NORTH COAST
    PSMA Localities (2018) ARRAWARRA HEADLAND
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Inner Regional Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) OTHER URBAN
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 1,000 TO 4,999
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) COFFS HARBOUR
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) COFFS HARBOUR
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) ARRAWARRA
    Statistical Local Areas Coffs Harbour (C) - Pt B
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia New England Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Cscr
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia New England-Moreton Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Clarence Fall
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Native forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Low Open
    Land cover Built-up
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Other Grasslands, Herblands, Sedgelands and Rushlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Sedgelands, rushs or reeds
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Heathlands
    Vegetation types - present Heathlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8637
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 5.0469
    Endemism 0.0054784566
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.006457877
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4792
    Occurrence Density 19286.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.82556 index
    Species Richness 1521.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.81442165
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 82.68 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 114.5175 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 33.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.43436545
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.2965039
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 25.298334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 15.86 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 19.350006 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.9839614
    Aridity index - month max 1.6134336
    Aridity index - month min 0.4191078
    Evaporation - annual mean 140.04677 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - month max 202.29317 mm
    Evaporation - month min 75.79316 mm
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.35 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.68 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.25 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 82.52561 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 76.65079 %
    Humidity - month max relative 86.708374 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 81.35423 %
    Humidity - month min relative 71.861824 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 71.861824 %
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1455.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 127.32388 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.37908202
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 208.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 59.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 157.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.4779486
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 45.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.0878934
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 483.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 208.82082 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 49.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 561.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 16.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 28.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 23.589167 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 19.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 13.904166 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 20.100006 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 19.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 7.93 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 8.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 14.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.2 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.48 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 27.11 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.18
    Temperature - warmest month min 19.23 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 28.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.5 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 21.3 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 307.31555 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1599.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 276.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 52.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 191.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 39.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 499.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 221.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 594.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 190.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 199.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 76.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 140.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 97.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 148.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3586.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 275.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 232.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 220.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.03 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1209.6862 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.28 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.7599998 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.76 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 3.9822998 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.2 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.012 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.93 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.57 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.46 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 22.369999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.29 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.35999998 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 2.9999999E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -8.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 19.72 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 25.48 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 21.416508 Degrees C
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 17.9 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 117.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.22 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 21.0 %
    Bulk density 1.2894086 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 152.4345 %
    Clay % 38.2957 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 111.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.82
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.85 index
    Soil depth 1.1 m
    Soil pedality 3.1892474
    Water holding capacity 88000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.93486 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 141.04167 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 6.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.50556505 degrees
    Topographic relief 11.3941 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.7439228 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.374 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 6.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 42.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 58.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.003 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.1 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6847 NDVI