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: Mammalogy:CS1326

HumanObservation of Orcinus orca | Killer Whale recorded on 1992-09-03

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource South Australian Museum Australia provider for OZCAM
Institution South Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "SAMA"
Collection South Australian Museum Mammalogy Collection
Supplied collection code "Mammalogy"
Catalogue Number CS1326
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:572625
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:SAMA:Mammalogy:CS1326
Basis of record Human observation
Identified by Mole, Jenny
Identified date 1993
Individual count 2
License CC-BY
Occurrence remarks How observed: from boat Social group: grouped Sighting Note: One dolphin was also present. 'hung around boat for sometime, under boat' ( Images at South Australian Museum: no
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1993
Identification remarks Confidence: 2

Event

Identification remarks Confidence: 2
Record date 1992-09-03
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:emu.sam.sa.gov.au:Event:207930

Taxonomy

Scientific name Orcinus orca
Supplied scientific name "Orcinus orca (Linnaeus, 1758)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Killer Whale
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Cetacea
Family Delphinidae
Genus Orcinus
Species Orcinus orca
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 South Australia
Latitude -32.12
Longitude 133.67
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality Ceduna jetty | Ceduna?
Coordinate precision 0.01
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 133 40 E
Verbatim latitude 32 07 S

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2020-11-17
dcterms:type Event

User flagged issues 

User Assertion Status:

    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 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
    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
    Supplied country not recognised Passed
    Missing coordinate precision Passed
    Precision / range mismatch Passed
    Coordinate precision not valid Passed
    Location not supplied Passed
    Country inferred from coordinates Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
    Missing geodetic datum Passed
    Coordinates dont match supplied state Passed
    Habitat incorrect for species Passed
    Show/Hide 9 missing properties
    Show/Hide 42 tests that have not been run

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Nuyts Archipelago
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Nuyts Archipelago
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Nuyts Archipelago
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Nuyts Archipelago
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Southern Australia Mallee and Woodlands
    NRM Regions 2010 Eyre Peninsula
    NRM Regions 2014 Eyre Peninsula
    NRM Regions 2015 Eyre Peninsula
    NRM Regions 2017 Eyre Peninsula
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Eyre Peninsula
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Eyre Peninsula
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Great Australian Bight Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Murat
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Semi-arid climate that is too dry to support field crops. Soil moisture tends to be greatest in winter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: warm (summer drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Mallee (temperate)
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Great Australian Bight
    States including coastal waters South Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 THE DC OF CEDUNA
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Unresolved Tenure

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5426
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.1785
    Endemism 0.019877605
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.020605206
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 4286.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.429523 index
    Species Richness 805.0 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 301.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 113.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 9.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 39.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 38.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 41.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 42.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 113.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 172.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 231.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 59.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 121.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 128.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 216.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 55.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3724.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 290.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 217.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 121.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 858.63837 m
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Substrate
    Water holding capacity 15000.0 mm
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 24.25 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 0.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.038749125 degrees
    Vegetation
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 18.0 %
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground