Search Specimens

OZCAM (Online Zoo-log-i-cal Col-lec-tions of Aus-tralian Muse-ums) pro-vides access to an online data-base of records aggre-gated from fau-nal col-lec-tions data-bases in Aus-tralian museums.

Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F200329

PreservedSpecimen of Octopus tetricus | Gloomy Octopus recorded on 1998-05-10

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 F200329
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Invertebrates:PreservedSpecimen:F200329
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Whole | Wet | ethanol 70%
Identified by Mark D. Norman - Museums Victoria
Identified date 2007
Collector Norman, M.|Finn, J.
Supplied as "M Norman | J Finn"
Sex Male
Individual count 1
Life stage adult
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
Sampling protocol hand net
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Invertebrates
Institution ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2007

Event

Collecting date 1998-05-10
Supplied date "1998-05-10T08:00:00\1998-05-10T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol hand net
Date precision Day
Event time 08:00:00

Taxonomy

Higher classification Mollusca | Cephalopoda | Coleoidea | Octopoda | Incirrata | Octopodidae
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
Scientific name authorship Gould, 1852
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia | Western Australia
Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Locality Rockingham Grain Jetty
Latitude -32.2556
Longitude 115.748
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Rockingham Grain Jetty
Minimum depth in metres 4.5
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

Additional properties

User flagged issues 

User Assertion Status:

    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Basis of record not supplied Passed
    Basis of record badly formed Passed
    Invalid collection date Passed
    Incomplete collection date Passed
    Identification date before occurrence date Passed
    First of the month Passed
    Missing name of person who identified the specimen/observation Passed
    Missing identification date Passed
    Collector name unparseable Passed
    Missing catalogue number Passed
    Data are generalised Passed
    Collection code not recognised Passed
    Institution code not recognised Passed
    Missing taxonomic rank Passed
    Name not supplied Passed
    Name not recognised Passed
    Resource taxonomic scope mismatch Passed
    Invalid scientific name Passed
    Name not in national checklists Passed
    Decimal coordinates not supplied Passed
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Passed
    Unrecognized geodetic datum Passed
    Coordinates are transposed Passed
    Coordinates are out of range for species Passed
    Supplied coordinates are zero Passed
    Zero latitude Passed
    Zero longitude Passed
    Supplied country not recognised Passed
    Location not supplied Passed
    Country inferred from coordinates Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
    Missing geodetic datum Passed
    Coordinates dont match supplied state Passed
    Habitat incorrect for species Passed
    Show/Hide 9 missing properties
    Show/Hide 42 tests that have not been run

    Outlier information  

    This record has been detected as an outlier using the Reverse Jackknife algorithm for the following layers:

    More information on the data quality work being undertaken by the Atlas is available here:

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Southwest Australia Rivers & Streams
    NRM Regions 2010 Perth
    NRM Regions 2014 Perth
    NRM Regions 2015 Perth
    NRM Regions 2017 Swan Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Swan Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Swan Region
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Southwestern Australia
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Leeuwin-Naturaliste
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Classic "Mediterranean" climate with peaks of growth in winter and spring and moderate growth in winter
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Marine
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 13.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Leeuwin
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CITY OF ROCKINGHAM
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.2735
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.807
    Endemism 0.022164803
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.02729415
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.5119
    Occurrence Density 10175.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.9502187 index
    Species Richness 1608.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.7791485
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 59.157856 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 59.874584 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 8.295 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.8433963
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.1841898
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 24.451904 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 14.486727 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 20.65213 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 748.2 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 395.8 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 38.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 84.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 43.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 37.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 421.2 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 38.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.94 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 18.42 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 20.64 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 9.44 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 14.04 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.88 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.1 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.48 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.276
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 30.08 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.359999 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 14.34 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 318.64288 km/day
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.042426407 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.05099019 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.12727922 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.042426407 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1791.879 m
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.158774 Pascals
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 19.47509 Degrees C
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Bulk density 1.16 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 15.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 299.99994 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.52
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 0.6 index
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.8
    Water holding capacity 72000.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.02991 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 16.0 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 0.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.028353645 degrees
    Topographic relief 3.3308105 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.09526966 %
    Vegetation
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 15.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground