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Occurrence record: MIZ:Z56269

Preserved specimen of Amphioplus Verrill, 1899 | Brittlestar recorded on 1982-07-21

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 Western Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "MIZ"
Catalog number Z56269
Other catalog numbers ["435-84"]
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:taxonomy.org.au:MIZ:56269
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by ["Marsh, L.M."]
Collector ["WA Museum Party"]
Supplied as "WA Museum Party"
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [dredged]

Event

Occurrence date 1982-07-21
Supplied date "21/07/1982"
Sampling protocol ["dredged"]
Event ID WAM Rowley Shoals Expedition 1982
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Amphioplus
Identified to rank genus
Common name Brittlestar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Ophiuroidea
Order Ophiurida
Supplied as "Amphilepidida"
Family Amphiuridae
Genus Amphioplus
Species Amphioplus sp.
Name match metric higherMatch
Scientific name authorship Verrill, 1899
Name parse type INFORMAL
Subgenus Lymanella

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Habitat
Supplied as "Marine"
Latitude -17.3166
Supplied as: "-17.3166"
Longitude 119.35
Supplied as: "119.35"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality NA
Island Bedwell Island
Island group Rowley Shoals
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to Egaz
Terrestrial false
Verbatim latitude 17°19`S
Biome MARINE
Marine true
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 119°21`E

Additional properties

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    Coordinate uncertainty meters invalid Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Invalid scientific name Warning
    Name not supplied Warning
    Occurrence status inferred from individual count Warning
    Taxon match higher rank Warning
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Rowley Shoals
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Rowley Shoals
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Rowley Shoals
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Rowley Shoals
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Rowley Shoals
    CAPAD 2018 Marine Rowley Shoals
    CAPAD 2020 Marine Rowley Shoals
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Transition
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Reef
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 3.00000000
    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
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.028711155
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.08484698
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 3224.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.8557267 index
    Species Richness 777.0 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 15.995833 °C
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 216303.97 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 294.0 km
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.006538 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.37 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.44 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.7099999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.6115 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.01 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.98 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.77 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 27.609999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.61 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 1.0 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.89 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.33 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.997578 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.05718988 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.33764428 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 262.375 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -39.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.748138 degrees