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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F52903

Preserved specimen of Ophiacantha clavigera Koehler, 1907 | Brittlestar recorded on 1981-11-21

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution code Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates"
Catalog number F52903
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Invertebrates:PreservedSpecimen:F52903
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet|ethanol 70%
Identified by ["Dr Tim D O'Hara - Museum Victoria"]
Identified date 1985
Collector ["Museum Victoria"]
Supplied as "Dr Robin S. Wilson - Museum Victoria"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Rights holder Museums Victoria
Institution ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Field number BSS 195 S
Language en
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol [WHOI epibenthic sled]
Dataset / Survey name [Victorian Institute of Marine Sciences Bass Strait Survey (BSS)]
Date identified 1985

Event

Field number BSS 195 S
Occurrence date 1981-11-21
Supplied date "1981-11-21T12:51:00\1981-11-21T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol ["WHOI epibenthic sled"]
Event ID BSS 195 S
Dataset / Survey name [Victorian Institute of Marine Sciences Bass Strait Survey (BSS)]
Date precision DAY
Event time 12:51:00

Taxonomy

Higher classification Animalia | Echinodermata | Asterozoa | Ophiuroidea | Myophiuroidea | Ophintegrida | Ophiacanthida | Ophiacanthina | Ophiacanthidae
Scientific name Ophiacantha clavigera
Supplied scientific name "Ophiacantha clavigera Koehler, 1907"
Identified to rank species
Common name Brittlestar
Supplied common name "Brittle Star"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Ophiuroidea
Order Ophiurida
Supplied as "Ophiacanthida"
Family Ophiacanthidae
Genus Ophiacantha
Species Ophiacantha clavigera
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Koehler, 1907
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia | Tasmania
Country Australia
State or Territory Tasmania
Locality Western Bass Strait, 70 km W of Cape Farewell, King Island,
Latitude -39.6367
Supplied as: "-39.6367"
Longitude 143.12
Supplied as: "143.12"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Western Bass Strait, 70 km W of Cape Farewell, King Island,
Minimum depth in metres 127
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial false
Biome MARINE
Marine true
Country Code AU
Location ID BSS 195 S

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Otway
    Marine
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Deep/hole/valley
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 4.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Western Bassian
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Endemism 0.027956149
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 94.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.2132764 index
    Species Richness 72.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 33808.023 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 78.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.025068 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.26 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.24 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.52 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 1.9768 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.6 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.030000001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.16 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.53 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.37 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 15.4 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.27 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.97999996 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0015 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0014 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 13.36 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 17.6 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 15.542944 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.05635713 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.29899254 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 244.08333 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -145.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.26040655 degrees