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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F77919

Preserved specimen of Octopus maorum Hutton, 1880 | Maori Octopus recorded on 1980-03-06

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 F77919
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Invertebrates:PreservedSpecimen:F77919
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet|ethanol 70%
Identified by ["T N. Stranks"]
Identified date 1986
Collector ["Museums Victoria","Armstrong, Paul","Forsyth, Peter"]
Supplied as "Dr Martin F. Gomon - Museums Victoria | Paul Armstrong - skipper, FV "Aquarius", Port Fairy | Peter Forsyth"
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Institution ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Field number MFG 017
Language en
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol [trawl, 55 m. otter]
Collection urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Dataset [Invertebrates]
Date identified 1986

Event

Field number MFG 017
Occurrence date 1980-03-06
Supplied date "1980-03-06T13:00:00\1980-03-06T17:00:00"
Sampling protocol ["trawl, 55 m. otter"]
Event ID MFG 017
Date precision DAY
Event time 13:00:00\17:00:00

Taxonomy

Higher classification Mollusca | Cephalopoda | Coleoidea | Octopoda | Incirrata | Octopodidae
Scientific name Octopus maorum
Supplied scientific name "Octopus maorum Hutton, 1880"
Identified to rank species
Common name Maori Octopus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Cephalopoda
Order Octopoda
Family Octopodidae
Genus Octopus
Species Octopus maorum
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Hutton, 1880
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia | Victoria
Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Locality Bass Strait, off Portland
Latitude -38.83
Supplied as: "-38.83"
Longitude 141.77
Supplied as: "141.77"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Bass Strait, off Portland
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial false
Biome MARINE
Marine true
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions West Tasmania Transition
    Marine
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Canyon
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 6.00000000
    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 0.026917879
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 308.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.578979 index
    Species Richness 132.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 93259.766 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 50.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.005361 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.38 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.19 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.06 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.0993 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 6.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.006 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.34 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.649998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.46 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 15.62 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.27 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.93 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature -7.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -0.0013 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 13.54 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 17.73 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 15.741483 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.051584695 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.2669838 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 917.4167 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -558.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 5.2771235 degrees