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Occurrence record: MIZ:Z100536

Preserved specimen of Plesiastrea versipora (Lamarck, 1816) | Small Knob Coral recorded on 2018-05-25


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 Western Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "MIZ"
Catalog number Z100536
Other catalog numbers ["P.V041"]
Occurrence ID
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations 100% Ethanol
Identified by Juszkiewicz, D.J.  
Collector 1.  Juszkiewicz   2.  , D.J.   3.  Savill   4.  , K.L.  
Supplied as "Juszkiewicz, D.J. & Savill, K.L."
Individual count 1
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY 4.0 (Int)
Type PhysicalObject
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [SCUBA]
Associated records ASSOCIATED
Date identified 2019-01-01


Occurrence date 2018-05-25
Supplied as year:2018  month:5  day:25 
Sampling protocol SCUBA  
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Plesiastrea versipora
Identified to rank species
Common name Small Knob Coral
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Order Scleractinia
Family Plesiastreidae
Genus Plesiastrea
Species Plesiastrea versipora
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Lamarck, 1816)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC


Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Supplied as "Marine"
Latitude -23.7681
Supplied as: "-23.7681"
Longitude 113.5392
Supplied as: "113.5392"
Datum EPSG:4326
Island Ningaloo Reef
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to GPS
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 23°46`05.5"S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 113°32`21.1"E

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 1b3f39b9-be2b-412e-b413-00af9e91fb4c
    Data Resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -23.7681,113.5392
    Related records
    Record UUID 599e3ece-6f5d-48b3-95d3-c5bcb2637c58
    Data Resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -23.7681,113.5392
    Record UUID 8e9d7b88-857c-4b36-8a14-298e58a94f4f
    Data Resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -23.7681,113.5392
    Record UUID a92b24c5-ddcb-4506-8a2d-18017a507921
    Data Resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -23.7681,113.5392
    Record UUID 814d4d93-aecb-4c8a-9bac-87e051ac2f29
    Data Resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -23.7681,113.5392
    Record UUID 2e171818-fa08-4c50-997f-8a9e973cf22d
    Data Resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -23.7681,113.5392

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Rangelands Region
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Western Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Ningaloo
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Local Government Areas 2011 Carnarvon (S)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF CARNARVON
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 10
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 239
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF WA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) EXMOUTH
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) GASCOYNE
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) DURACK
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) SHARK BAY - CORAL BAY - UPPER GASCOYNE
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) SHARK BAY - CORAL BAY - UPPER GASCOYNE
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) GERALDTON
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote Australia
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Forests of Australia 2018B Non forest
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Acacia Shrublands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Acacia (+/- low) open woodlands and sparse shrublands with hummock grass
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
    Vegetation types - native Acacia shrublands
    Vegetation types - present Acacia shrublands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Occurrence Density 170.0 frequency
    Species Richness 44.0 frequency
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 223.75 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 108.25 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 91.75 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 46.75 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 14.25 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 132.75 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 29.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 23.8 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 24.150002 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 11.575001 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 18.45 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.375 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 23.475 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.51 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.415
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 35.7 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.1 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 19.650002 degrees C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.12
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.34