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Occurrence record: MO:S91127

PreservedSpecimen of Tridacna (Chametrachea) maxima | Great Clam

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection Western Australian Museum Mollusc Collection
Supplied collection code "MO"
Catalogue Number S91127
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Kirkendale, L.
Identified date 2015-01-01
Individual count 1
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Inferred Associated Occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2015-01-01

Event

Collecting date Year: 1968, Month: , Day:
Supplied as year:1968 
Date precision Not Supplied

Taxonomy

Scientific name Tridacna (Chametrachea) maxima
Taxon rank species
Common name Great Clam
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Cardiida
Supplied as "Veneroida"
Family Cardiidae
Genus Tridacna
Species Tridacna maxima
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Subfamily Tridacninae
Scientific name authorship (Röding, 1798)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Habitat Marine
Latitude -22.5666
Longitude 113.6500
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to LABEL
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 113°39`00"E
Verbatim latitude 22°34`00"S

Additional properties

column34 Bivalvia

User flagged issues 

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    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Incomplete collection date Warning
    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Basis of record not supplied Passed
    Basis of record badly formed Passed
    Invalid collection date Passed
    Missing name of person who identified the specimen/observation Passed
    Missing identification date Passed
    Missing catalogue number Passed
    Data are generalised Passed
    Collection code not recognised Passed
    Institution code not recognised Passed
    Name not recognised Passed
    Invalid scientific name Passed
    Name not in national checklists Passed
    Decimal coordinates not supplied 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
    Habitat incorrect for species Passed
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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 8bb82df2-3b5c-4f27-b4b5-933a49ecac3e
    Data Resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -22.5666,113.6500
    Year 1968
    Related records
    Record UUID 3b7d186f-7dd6-4b97-bdb4-5ee8a28b0bc3
    Data Resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -22.5666,113.6500
    Year 1968
    Comments One of the collectors was null or unknown
    Occurrences was compared without month and day
    Coordinates were identical

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Ningaloo
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Ningaloo
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Ningaloo
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Ningaloo
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Western Australia Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Rangelands Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Rangelands Region
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Central Western Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Ningaloo
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Desert, supporting very little plant growth due to water limitation
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Slope
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 10.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Ningaloo
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Political
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF EXMOUTH
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Gnulli, Gnulli #2 and Gnulli #3 - Yinggarda, Baiyungu and Thalanyji People WCD2019/016

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0994
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.04160566
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0597253
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 1469.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.313318 index
    Species Richness 432.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.085875794
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 125.28545 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 15.93197 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.04769716
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -15.383474
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 31.830757 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 19.155151 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 23.699066 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 235.4 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 92.4 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 5.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 81.4 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 65.2 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 12.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 124.6 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 23.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 28.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 24.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 24.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 12.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 19.02 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.6 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 24.359999 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.514 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.416
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 36.9 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.7 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 20.16 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 351.4746 km/day
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.06 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.02 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.06 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 1.0846658 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 2898.0027 m
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 24.75106 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.06876294 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.48183542 mg/m^3
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 31.748222
    Bulk density 1.385 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 8.75 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 299.99994 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.11
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.29
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 0.4 m
    Soil pedality 1.3
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.79567 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 147.70833 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -22.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 2.069719 degrees
    Topographic relief 13.17848 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.7838147 %