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Occurrence record: Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.14313

PreservedSpecimen of Plectaster decanus recorded on 1981-03-27

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Marine Invertebrate Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates - Marine & Other"
Catalogue Number J.14313
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:1038871; urn:catalog:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.14313
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Invertebrates - Marine & Other:J.14313
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Rowe, Dr Frank W.E. - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates
Identified date 1981
Collector Harriott, V.|Vail, L.
Supplied as "V. Harriott & L. Vail"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1981

Event

Collecting date 1981-03-27
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1075436

Taxonomy

Scientific name Plectaster decanus
Supplied scientific name "Plectaster decanus Muller & Troschel, 1843"
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Spinulosida
Family Echinasteridae
Genus Plectaster
Species Plectaster decanus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Canonical name match
The supplied name was parsed into canonical form before a match was found.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Muller & Troschel, 1843
Accepted name usage Plectaster decanus Muller & Troschel, 1843

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Latitude -35.350
Longitude 150.483
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Ulladulla
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[U-3] Australia, New South Wales, Ulladulla (35° 21' S, 150° 29' E) 27/03/1981 - 27/03/1981";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 10000.0
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 150° 29' E
Verbatim latitude 35° 21' S

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2019/3/19
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    GER Illawarra to Shoalhaven GER Illawarra to Shoalhaven
    GER National Corridor GER National Corridor
    GER Standard Boundary GER Standard Boundary
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    NRM Regions 2010 Southern Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 South East NSW
    NRM Regions 2015 South East NSW
    NRM Regions 2017 South East NSW
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) South East NSW
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South East NSW
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Batemans Shelf
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Mixed settlements
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Cooler end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates��
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 4.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Political
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Shoalhaven - Pt B
    World Country Boundaries Australia

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.0086
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.0834
    Endemism 0.0183525
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.02467129
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 36920.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.3833723 index
    Species Richness 3364.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.7421968
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 76.14 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 93.667854 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 46.10143 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.73103344
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.36643496
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 22.100119 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 13.312738 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 17.362854 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1182.0 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 251.5 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 12.5 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 216.5 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 22.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 328.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 30.5 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 351.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 38.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 16.6 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 17.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 7.45 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.55 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.55 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 13.05 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.075
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 24.95 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 20.5 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 17.8 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 319.07748 km/day
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.02828427 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.02828427 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1305.1874 m
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.134963 Pascals
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 18.620802 Degrees C
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 13.2 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Bulk density 1.3098867 Mg/m^3
    Clay % 47.988667 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 44.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.75
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.99
    Nutrient status 2.1 index
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 3.9083123
    Water holding capacity 47500.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.39993 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 109.083336 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -2.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.1056173 degrees
    Topographic relief 16.14521 m
    Topographic slope (%) 2.648593 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0283 EVI
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 27.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 28.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 45.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2561 NDVI