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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F15152

PreservedSpecimen of Octopus tetricus | Gloomy Octopus

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Supplied collection code "Invertebrates"
Catalogue Number F15152
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Invertebrates:PreservedSpecimen:F15152
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Wet | ethanol 70%
Collector Wilson, R. Barry
Supplied as "Barry R. Wilson"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Collection ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Owner institution code NMV
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Invertebrates
Institution ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date Year: 1953, Month: 12, Day:
Supplied as year:1953  month:12 
Date precision Not Supplied

Taxonomy

Higher classification Mollusca | Cephalopoda | Coleoidea | Octopoda | Incirrata | Octopodidae
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
Scientific name authorship Gould, 1852
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia | Western Australia
Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Locality Cape Naturaliste area
Latitude -33.52
Longitude 115
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Cape Naturaliste area
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions SW West Australia
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Ngari Capes
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Ngari Capes
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Ngari Capes
    NRM Regions 2010 South West
    NRM Regions 2014 South West
    NRM Regions 2015 South West
    NRM Regions 2017 South West Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) South West Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South West Region
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Leeuwin-Naturaliste
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated rangelands
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 11.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Leeuwin
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CITY OF BUSSELTON

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.1519
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.6934
    Endemism 0.023659553
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.025975902
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
    Occurrence Density 11979.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 6.554184 index
    Species Richness 2064.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 8034.154 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.049459 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.32 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.3199997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.78999996 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.1148999 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.3 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.007 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.65999997 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.829998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.7 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 18.96 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.51 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.75 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -7.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 16.76 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 21.08 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 19.296808 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.05829511 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.35003394 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 56.458332 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -36.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.15031877 degrees