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Occurrence record: MO:S80059

PreservedSpecimen of Brachidontes crebristriatus


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection code Western Australian Museum Mollusc Collection
Catalog number S80059
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations 100% Ethanol
Identified by Cosgrove-Wilke, A.R.
Identified date 2011-01-01
Collector Urs
Supplied as "URS"
Individual count 1
Associated Occurrence Status Representative record
Associated occurrences This record has 2 inferred associated occurrences
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Collection code MO
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2011-01-01


Collecting date Year: 2006, Month: , Day:
Supplied as year:2006 
Date precision Not Supplied


Scientific name Brachidontes crebristriatus
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Mytilida
Supplied as "Mytiloida"
Family Mytilidae
Genus Brachidontes
Species Brachidontes crebristriatus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Subgenus Brachidontes
Scientific name authorship (Pilsbry, 1921)


Country Australia
State / Province Western Australia
Habitat Marine
Latitude -20.6500
Longitude 117.1833
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to EGAZ
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 117°11`00"E
Verbatim latitude 20°39`00"S

Additional properties

column34 Bivalvia

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    Country inferred from coordinates Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
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    Inferred associated occurrence details

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Ningaloo Reef & NW Western Australia
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Western Australia Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Rangelands Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Rangelands Region
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Pilbarra (nearshore)
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Wild treeless and barren lands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Desert, supporting very little plant growth due to water limitation
    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 Exmouth to Broome
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 CITY OF KARRATHA
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Ngarluma/Yindjibarndi
    PSMA Localities (2018) POINT SAMSON
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) PILBARA, MP
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) PILBARA, MP

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8346
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 1.9862
    Endemism 0.021770148
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.024069633
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 3323.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.4994483 index
    Species Richness 693.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.06900953
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 0.23391387
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 291.10565 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 373.77438 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 192.59187 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.048750002 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 19.419167 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.013290977
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 1.3798075 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -1.3045655 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 3.2459638
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -36.50635
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 2.187643
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 69.67125 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -271.6865 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -359.9128 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min -168.12813 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 30.025002 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 23.386303 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 15.2575 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 34.37328 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.722292 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 23.578125 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 14.809375 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 27.828125 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 3.3287659 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 3.2056274 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 14.651886 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 12.6509905 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -4.4537354 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -3.9543762 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 10.39502 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 38.3875 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 27.2825 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 261.5 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 50.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 100.166664 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 145.83333 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 20.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 154.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -260.7077 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -368.5498 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 23.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 17.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 27.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 30.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 14.9 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 23.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 25.5 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 26.816666 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 24.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.233334 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 20.883333 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 12.533333 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 26.650002 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.52 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.4316666
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.416668 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 31.516666 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 31.233334 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 299.30157 km/day
    Wind run - month max 365.10626 km/day
    Wind run - month min 236.71419 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 5.940163 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 5.0585117 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.692078 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 7.5321784 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 5.8519773 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 7.5321784 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 4.8527374 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.080693 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.080693 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.049999997 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.17999999 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.049999997 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 6463.334 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 83.992096 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.133853 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.39 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 8.87 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.4699999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 10.9007 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.95 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.38 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.14 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 25.71 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.989998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.31 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 20.949999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.82 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.560339 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.23979422 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 4.5808268 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.06900953
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.23391387
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 208.18607 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 94.70741 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 6.2108574
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 21.052248
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 14.511898 Gal
    Bulk density 1.4130358 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 12.3645 kgC/ha
    Clay % 44.09152 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 31.25 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 76.666664 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 228.57635 my
    Lithology - fertility 4.5 index
    Lithology - mean age 1714.2882 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 1.0267842 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.65576196 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 318.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.08
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.09
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.26
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.16
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.0
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.0
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 88.666664
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.15
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 1008.771 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 29.51279 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 19.3886 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.7 index
    Pedality hydrological score 3.6236608
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 3.453244 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 157.99826 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 5.256433 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.90000004 m
    Soil pedality 3.6236608
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.6666667
    Topographic wetness index 2.066365
    Unreliable water retention parameters 10.0
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 94.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.92924 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 44.25 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.12744552 degrees
    Topographic relief 22.27365 m
    Topographic roughness 0.0 %
    Topographic slope (%) 1.508142 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 1.985424
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.0441 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 26.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.5 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.1163 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 198.33333 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 100.69231 Day