Search Specimens

OZCAM (Online Zoo-log-i-cal Col-lec-tions of Aus-tralian Muse-ums) pro-vides access to an online data-base of records aggre-gated from fau-nal col-lec-tions data-bases in Aus-tralian museums.

Occurrence record: Malacology:C.171674

PreservedSpecimen of Octopus tetricus | Gloomy Octopus recorded on 1979-10-06

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 Malacology Collection
Supplied collection code "Malacology"
Catalogue Number C.171674
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:10085088; urn:catalog:AM:Malacology:C.171674
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Malacology:C.171674
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Stranks, Mr. Tim N - Museum of Victoria - Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Identified date 1992-10
Collector Loch, I.
Supplied as "I. Loch"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Sampling protocol Hand.
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1992-10
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Expert"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "good";

Event

Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Expert"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "good";
Collecting date 1979-10-06
Sampling protocol Hand.
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:1180126

Taxonomy

Scientific name Octopus tetricus
Supplied scientific name "Octopus tetricus Gould, 1852"
Taxon rank species
Common name Gloomy Octopus
Supplied common name "Common Sydney Octopus"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Cephalopoda
Order Octopoda
Family Octopodidae
Genus Octopus
Species Octopus tetricus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Gould, 1852
Accepted name usage Octopus tetricus Gould, 1852

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Local government area Clarence Valley (A)
Latitude -29.483
Longitude 153.366
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Angourie Point, below reserve
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "New South Wales, Angourie Point, below reserve (29° 29' S, 153° 22' E) 06/10/1979 - 06/10/1979, I. Loch(Collector), Hand., Field Collected - Aquatic";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Biome Terrestrial
Verbatim longitude 153° 22' E
Verbatim latitude 29° 29' S

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2016/3/14
dcterms:type PhysicalObject

User flagged issues 

User Assertion Status:

    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Habitat incorrect for species Failed
    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Country inferred from coordinates Warning
    Basis of record not supplied Passed
    Basis of record badly formed Passed
    Invalid collection date Passed
    Incomplete collection date Passed
    Identification date before occurrence date Passed
    First of the month Passed
    Missing name of person who identified the specimen/observation Passed
    Missing identification date Passed
    Collector name unparseable Passed
    Missing catalogue number Passed
    Data are generalised Passed
    Collection code not recognised Passed
    Institution code not recognised Passed
    Name not supplied Passed
    Name not recognised Passed
    Resource taxonomic scope mismatch 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
    Missing coordinate precision Passed
    Precision / range mismatch Passed
    Coordinate precision not valid Passed
    Location not supplied Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
    Missing geodetic datum Passed
    Coordinates dont match supplied state Passed
    Show/Hide 9 missing properties
    Show/Hide 41 tests that have not been run

    Outlier information  

    This record has been detected as an outlier using the Reverse Jackknife algorithm for the following layers:

    More information on the data quality work being undertaken by the Atlas is available here:

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Yuraygir
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Yuraygir
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Yuraygir
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Yuraygir
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2015 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2017 North Coast
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) North Coast
    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 North Coast
    Biodiversity
    IBRA 6 Regions NSW North Coast
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Yuraygir
    IBRA 7 Regions NSW North Coast
    IBRA 7 Subregions Yuraygir
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Mixed settlements
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Warmer and wetter end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Unclassified
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Tweed-Moreton
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Australian States and Territories New South Wales
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Cowper
    Local Government Areas 2011 Clarence Valley (A)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Clarence Valley- Coast
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CLARENCE VALLEY COUNCIL
    NSW Local Land Services Regions North Coast
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Yaegl People #2 NCD2015/003
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 68
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 3216
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) MACLEAN - YAMBA - ILUKA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) CLARENCE VALLEY
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) COFFS HARBOUR - GRAFTON
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) PAGE
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) PAGE
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) CLARENCE VALLEY
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) YAMBA - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NSW CENTRAL AND NORTH COAST
    PSMA Localities (2018) ANGOURIE
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Inner Regional Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) BOUNDED LOCALITY
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 200 TO 499
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (NSW)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) CLARENCE
    PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) ANGOURIE (L)
    Statistical Local Areas Clarence Valley (A) - Coast
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Clarence-Moreton Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Jsbm
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia New England-Moreton Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Clarence Lowlands
    Vegetation
    Vegetation types - native Heathlands
    Vegetation types - present Heathlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.895
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.6192
    Endemism 0.021213671
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.027282402
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3794
    Occurrence Density 38600.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.3324995 index
    Species Richness 3557.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.90679646
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 73.51182 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 110.046364 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 33.153637 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.40307692
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.4735597
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 25.462349 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 15.864243 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 18.906342 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1401.5 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 227.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 149.5 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 45.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 471.75 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 46.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 533.25 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 17.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 28.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.7 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 19.45 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 8.975 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 14.95 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.375 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.425 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.5 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.135
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 27.824999 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.425 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 21.45 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 298.76215 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1518.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 309.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 51.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 205.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 35.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 525.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 192.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 555.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 193.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 183.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 87.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 146.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 88.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 170.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3371.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 270.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 232.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 222.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.022360679 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.26999998 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.022360679 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 550.55884 m
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 14.201183 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.193528 Pascals
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 21.7904 Degrees C
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 10.0 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Bulk density 1.3920548 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic -10008.108 %
    Clay % 5.767123 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.8075
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 1.9280822
    Water holding capacity 88000.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.78715 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 78.125 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 0.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 2.1503959 degrees
    Topographic relief 24.98179 m
    Topographic slope (%) 2.199994 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0972 EVI
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 29.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 14.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 57.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2001 NDVI