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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F52318

Preserved specimen of Octopus maorum Hutton, 1880 | Maori Octopus recorded on 1981-02-06

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 F52318
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Invertebrates:PreservedSpecimen:F52318
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations Wet|ethanol 70%
Identified by ["T N. Stranks"]
Identified date 1988
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 BSS 136
Language en
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Owner institution code NMV
Sampling protocol [trawl, 20 m otter]
Collection urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Dataset / Survey name [Victorian Institute of Marine Sciences Bass Strait Survey (BSS)]
Dataset [Invertebrates]
Date identified 1988

Event

Field number BSS 136
Occurrence date 1981-02-06
Supplied date "1981-02-06T07:45:00\1981-02-06T08:05:00"
Sampling protocol ["trawl, 20 m otter"]
Event ID BSS 136
Dataset / Survey name [Victorian Institute of Marine Sciences Bass Strait Survey (BSS)]
Date precision DAY
Event time 07:45:00\08:05:00

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 | Tasmania
Country Australia
State or Territory Tasmania
Locality Central Bass Strait, 42 km N of Stony Head
Latitude -40.5983
Supplied as: "-40.5983"
Longitude 147.085
Supplied as: "147.085"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Central Bass Strait, 42 km N of Stony Head
Minimum depth in metres 70
Maximum depth in metres 68
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial false
Biome MARINE
Marine true
Country Code AU
Location ID BSS 136

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Marine NRM
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Bass Strait Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Central Bass Strait
    Marine
    Contiguous Zone Contiguous Zone
    Continental Shelf Continental Shelf
    Exclusive Economic Zone Exclusive Economic Zone
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 5.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Water

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.4063
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.564
    Endemism 0.02176493
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2867
    Occurrence Density 39.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.5569236 index
    Species Richness 36.0 frequency
    Climate
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 8.05 °C
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 32471.738 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 44.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.023889 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.44 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.8599997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.68 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 4.4598 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.0 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.59 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.34 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 14.96 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.149998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 1.0 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 12.21 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 18.07 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 15.166182 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.06625504 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.415832 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 5.6666665 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -69.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.104634024 degrees