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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F71663

PreservedSpecimen of Pentagonaster duebeni | Vermillion Seastar recorded on 1981-03-28


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Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection code Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Catalog number F71663
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Wet | ethanol 70%
Identified by P M. O'Loughlin
Identified date 1982
Collector Staples, D.A.|Museum Victoria (Sciences)
Supplied as "D A. Staples - Museum Victoria (Sciences)"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as
Collection ID
Owner institution code NMV
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Invertebrates
Institution ID
Collection code Invertebrates
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1982


Collecting date 1981-03-28
Supplied date "1981-03-28T00:00:00\1981-03-28T00:00:00"
Date precision Day


Higher classification Echinodermata | Asteroidea | Valvatida | Goniasteridae
Scientific name Pentagonaster duebeni
Supplied scientific name "Pentagonaster duebeni Gray, 1847"
Taxon rank species
Common name Vermillion Seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Valvatida
Family Goniasteridae
Genus Pentagonaster
Species Pentagonaster duebeni
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship Gray, 1847
Nomenclatural code ICZN


Higher geography Australia | Victoria
Country Australia
State / Province Victoria
Locality Wilsons Promontory, Waterloo Bay
Latitude -39.08
Longitude 146.45
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Wilsons Promontory, Waterloo Bay
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Wilsons Promontory
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Wilsons Promontory
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Wilsons Promontory
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Wilsons Promontory
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 West Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2014 West Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2015 West Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2017 West Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) West Gippsland
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 West Gippsland
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Flinders
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 6.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.417
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.8271
    Endemism 0.01231275
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.015402912
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 49185.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.9325647 index
    Species Richness 1720.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.2047741
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 2.6892436
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.24398509
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 89.62444 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 149.38556 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 41.06111 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.09555556 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.49111113 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.064444445 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 80.25981 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 33.926666 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.9465901
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 1.0395223 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.8464037 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.46679202
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.056179
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -1.135011
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 118.814445 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -9.364632 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -105.12555 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 73.10222 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 23.80889 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 14.413704 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 5.192222 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 17.658611 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 11.797222 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 13.761108 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 8.708889 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 12.991111 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.8922424 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.5344238 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 7.082245 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 5.8613915 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.4333496 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -1.7999878 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 4.061096 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 22.47 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 15.402223 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1076.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 376.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 8.5 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 169.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 32.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 171.5 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 34.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 379.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -6.887736 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -119.310555 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 14.15 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 7.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 22.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 23.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 4.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 49.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.95 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 6.25 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 13.7 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 13.55 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 7.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.35 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 5.55 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 17.05 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.405 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.935
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 21.35 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 17.25 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 10.450001 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 339.62372 km/day
    Wind run - month max 378.01956 km/day
    Wind run - month min 301.8122 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 6.1 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 5.6416664 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.3 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 6.6 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 6.0 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 6.6 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.7 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 5.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 5.1 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.110453606 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.17999999 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.110453606 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1218.8036 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.21 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.49 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.32 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 5.0603 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 1.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.031000001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.78999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.559998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.44 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 15.299999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.35 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.61 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -0.0016 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0015 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 12.16 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 18.65 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 15.288701 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.09720689 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.7475117 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.7906119
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.24398509
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 37.268356 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 6.0367675 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.52262986 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 71.155075
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 21.958656
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 13.210941 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 77.67346 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies -77.68792 Gal
    Bulk density 1.4078431 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 239.4989 kgC/ha
    Clay % 5.0 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 25.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 12.2 my
    Lithology - fertility 4.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 391.4 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 2.5926208 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 1.0863599 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -17.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.81
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.25
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.41500002
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 31.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.44
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 19682.41 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 99.66543 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 246.14 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.7960784
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 45.39071 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 3514.3892 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 18.37932 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 1.7960784
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 2.260565
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 148.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 1.9727 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 477.04166 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -24.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.5815754 degrees
    Topographic relief 0.0 m
    Topographic roughness 0.0 %
    Topographic slope (%) 0.7890252 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 1.932616
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.0014 EVI
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.0638 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 57.0 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 129.44444 Day