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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:G.16868

Preserved specimen of Oulactis muscosa (Drayton in Dana, 1846) | Anemone recorded on 2003-03-19


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalog number G.16868
Other catalog numbers ["ecatalogue.irn:1165886; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:G.16868"]
Occurrence ID - Marine & Other:G.16868
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Identified by ["Berents, Dr Penelope Blackburne - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates"]
Identified date 2003
Collector ["Australian Museum party"]
Supplied as "Australian Museum party"
Specimen type cited: Oulactis muscosa Dana, 1846 : Actiniidae : Actiniaria : Zoantharia : Cnidaria
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Sampling protocol [Hand Collected]
Date identified 2003


Occurrence date 2003-03-19
Sampling protocol ["Hand Collected"]
Event ID
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Oulactis muscosa
Supplied scientific name "Oulactis muscosa Dana, 1846"
Identified to rank species
Common name Anemone
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Cnidaria
Class Anthozoa
Supplied as "Zoantharia"
Order Actiniaria
Family Actiniidae
Genus Oulactis
Species Oulactis muscosa
Name match metric canonicalMatch
Accepted name Oulactis muscosa Dana, 1846
Scientific name authorship (Drayton in Dana, 1846)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Dana, 1846


Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -32.17943
Supplied as: "-32.17943"
Longitude 152.515
Supplied as: "152.51500"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Forster, Second Head
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[NSW 2188] Australia, New South Wales, Forster, Second Head (32° 10' 46" S, 152° 30' 54" E) 19/03/2003 - 19/03/2003, Hand Collected, Marine Invertebrate Collection Management Trip March 2003";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 100.0
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude 32° 10' 46.000" S
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim longitude 152° 30' 54.000" E

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2011/11/23
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
Rights holder Australian Museum
verbatim uncertainty 10m-100m

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Hunter Analysis Mask GER Hunter Analysis Mask
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Water
    NRM Regions 2010 Hunter-Central Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 Hunter
    NRM Regions 2015 Hunter
    NRM Regions 2017 Hunter
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Hunter
    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 Hunter
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IBRA 6 Regions NSW North Coast
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Karuah Manning
    IBRA 7 Regions NSW North Coast
    IBRA 7 Subregions Karuah Manning
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australian Temperate Forests
    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
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (NSW)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 KARUAH RIVER
    River Regions KARUAH RIVER
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 3.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Manning-Hawkesbury
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Paterson
    Local Government Areas 2011 Great Lakes (A)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Great Lakes
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 MID-COAST COUNCIL
    NSW Local Land Services Regions Hunter
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 20
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1861
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) FORSTER
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) GREAT LAKES
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) MID NORTH COAST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LYNE
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LYNE
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) GREAT LAKES
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) FORSTER
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NSW CENTRAL AND NORTH COAST
    PSMA Localities (2018) FORSTER
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Inner Regional Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) OTHER URBAN
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 10,000 TO 19,999
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) FORSTER - TUNCURRY
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) FORSTER - TUNCURRY
    Statistical Local Areas Great Lakes (A)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Surface Geology of Australia Qe
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia New England-Moreton Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Macleay-Barrington Fall
    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
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Urban and built-up
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation types - native unknown/no data
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6836
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.0121
    Endemism 0.01218709
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.016302813
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3794
    Occurrence Density 12924.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.7720356 index
    Species Richness 1454.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.90793127
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 58.38235 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 93.72235 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 44.125294 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.55834335
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.78752
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 24.24995 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 14.52152 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 19.654114 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1192.2858 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 231.28572 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 11.857142 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 187.28572 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 32.857143 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 330.2857 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 41.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 419.14285 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 16.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 32.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.185715 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 18.171429 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 19.542856 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 7.5857143 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 13.485714 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.528571 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 14.842857 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.2171429
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 27.128572 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 22.557142 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 19.742857 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 305.41043 km/day
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.01 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.21213202 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.01 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1667.0854 m
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 20.28246 Degrees C
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 9.7 people/km^2
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Bulk density 1.4213265 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 1844.8756 %
    Clay % 41.839287 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 14.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.80285716
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.65 index
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 3.1918368
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.69384 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 88.958336 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 14.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.37508413 degrees
    Topographic relief 18.47485 m
    Topographic slope (%) 2.963556 %
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3025 EVI
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5246 NDVI