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Occurrence record: Molluscs:MO43501

PreservedSpecimen of Hippopus hippopus | bear paw giant clam recorded on 1991-12-08

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 Molluscs
Supplied collection code "Molluscs"
Catalogue Number MO43501
Other catalogue numbers 1792142
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:QM.Molluscs:MO43501
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "Preserved specimen"
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Sampling protocol Hand
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 1991-12-08
Sampling protocol Hand
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Hippopus hippopus
Taxon rank species
Common name bear paw giant clam
Supplied common name "Horse's Hoof Clam"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Cardiida
Supplied as "Veneroida"
Family Cardiidae
Genus Hippopus
Species Hippopus hippopus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Queensland
Locality East Diamond Islet, Coral Sea
Latitude -17.466667
Longitude 150.283333
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision 0.01667
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 500.0
Biome Marine

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Coral Sea
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Coral Sea
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Coral Sea
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Coral Sea
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northeast Province
    Marine
    Australia's network of Marine Parks Coral Sea Marine Park
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 71
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Reef
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 9.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Coral Sea

    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 0.02242795
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 175.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.6324344 index
    Species Richness 116.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 425056.94 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 324.0 km
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.007277 Pascals
    Great Barrier Reef 100m DEM -60.10925 m
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.39 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.29 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.8 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.1775 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.71 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.35 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.14 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 26.22 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.96 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.71 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.15 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 28.439999 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 26.413376 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.029339794 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.09394002 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 167.70833 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -59.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.11551781 degrees