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Occurrence record: Herpetology:J81592

PreservedSpecimen of Dermochelys coriacea | leatherback turtle recorded on 2004-09-25

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Queensland Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Queensland Museum
Supplied institution code "QM"
Collection Queensland Museum Amphibians and Reptiles
Supplied collection code "Herpetology"
Catalogue Number J81592
Other catalogue numbers 1856151
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:QM.Herpetology:J81592
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved specimen"
Preparations Spirit Skeletal parts Other
Collector urn:qm.qld.gov.au:collector:5151
Sex Male
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
State conservation Queensland: Endangered wildlife
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 2004-09-25
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Dermochelys coriacea
Taxon rank species
Common name leatherback turtle
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Testudines
Family Dermochelyidae
Genus Dermochelys
Species Dermochelys coriacea
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Scientific name authorship (Linnaeus, 1766)

Geospatial

Country Australia
Supplied as "23"
State or Territory Queensland
Supplied as: "4"
Local government area Gold Coast (C)
Locality Gold Coast
Latitude -27.98187
Supplied as: "-27.983333"
Longitude 153.334123
Supplied as: "153.333333"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "AGD66"
Coordinate precision 0.01667
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 1000.0
Biome Terrestrial

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Nerang
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Nerang
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Nerang
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Nerang
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    GER Border Ranges GER Border Ranges
    GER National Corridor GER National Corridor
    GER Standard Boundary GER Standard Boundary
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 South East Queensland
    NRM Regions 2014 South East Queensland
    NRM Regions 2015 South East Queensland
    NRM Regions 2017 South East Queensland
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) South East Queensland
    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 South East Queensland
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IBRA 6 Regions South Eastern Queensland
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Southeast Hills and Ranges, Murwillumbah
    IBRA 7 Regions South Eastern Queensland
    IBRA 7 Subregions Burringbar-Conondale Ranges
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Climate
    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
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture (tropical and subtropical)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 North East Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 SOUTH COAST
    River Regions SOUTH COAST
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Tweed-Moreton
    States including coastal waters Queensland (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Australian States and Territories Queensland
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Wright
    Local Government Areas 2011 Gold Coast (C)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Nerang
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 GOLD COAST CITY
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 61
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 9283
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF QLD
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) NERANG - MOUNT NATHAN
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) NERANG
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) GOLD COAST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) WRIGHT
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) WRIGHT
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) GOLD COAST
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) GOLD COAST
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) BRISBANE
    PSMA Localities (2018) NERANG
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Major Cities of Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) GOLD COAST - TWEED HEADS
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) GAVEN
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) GAVEN
    PSMA States (2016) QUEENSLAND
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (QLD)
    Statistical Local Areas Nerang
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Proserpine Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Csnf
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia New England-Moreton Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Bunya-Burnett Ranges
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Forests
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus open forests with a shrubby understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Other Crown Land
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 7605171.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.247
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.665
    Endemism 0.013811733
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.015328037
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.6191
    Migratory species (2008) 7.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 53336.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.092009 index
    Species Richness 1373.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 13.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.824224
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 70.55 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 102.27417 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 34.11 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.54194075
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.8413662
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 26.749166 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 16.438334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 19.98999 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.9806628
    Aridity index - month max 1.4577165
    Aridity index - month min 0.37183726
    Evaporation - annual mean 123.64134 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 25739.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 185.68163 mm
    Evaporation - month min 70.26122 mm
    Evaporation - variability 12.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.41 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.71 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.31 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 77.797005 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 72.34442 %
    Humidity - month max relative 81.08121 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 76.65533 %
    Humidity - month min relative 67.98594 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 67.98594 %
    Precipitation - annual 1337.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1295.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 116.919395 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.7882184
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 166.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 45.795933 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 140.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.54352415
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 45.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.8363315
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 472.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 197.79593 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 47.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 475.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 17.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 25.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.1 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 24.666666 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 20.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 14.285833 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 20.46054 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 20.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 8.01 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 9.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 15.8 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.5 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.5 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 28.44 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.18
    Temperature - warmest month min 19.6 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 29.5 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 24.6 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 24.5 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 179.90498 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1510.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 239.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 40.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 180.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 43.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 549.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 216.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 614.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 198.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 204.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 84.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 149.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 106.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 156.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 51.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3508.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 288.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 238.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 238.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.09848858 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 6386.426 m
    Remoteness index 0.013870794
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1116.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 115.0 %
    Runoff - average 7131.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM 34.4 m
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 337.94296 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 33.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.33 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 34.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3162904 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.955335 %
    Clay % 54.258064 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 0.49285716 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.86
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.85 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.4 m
    Soil pedality 4.053226
    Water holding capacity 46000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 2.97789 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 121.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 155.58333 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 49.0 m
    Elevation 73.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 2.8971748 degrees
    Topographic relief 49.45383 m
    Topographic slope (%) 2.38742 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3989 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 84.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 30.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 17.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 53.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0676 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 3.9 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 72.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 21.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7755 NDVI