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Occurrence record: invertebrates:E41264

PreservedSpecimen of Brachidontes erosus | Beaked Mussel recorded on 2004-11-12


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
Institution code Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery
Supplied institution code "TMAG"
Collection code Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery Invertebrate Collection
Catalog number E41264
Occurrence ID TMAG: E41264
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by S.J. Grove
Identified date 2017
Collector Grove, S.J.
Supplied as "Grove, Dr S.J."
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Associated occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
License CC-BY
Dataset name Grove Collection
Occurrence status present
Collection code invertebrates
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2017


Collecting date 2004-11-12
Supplied date "12/11/2004"
Date precision Day


Scientific name Brachidontes erosus
Original name usage Brachidontes erosus
Taxon rank species
Common name Beaked Mussel
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Mytilida
Supplied as "Mytiloida"
Family Mytilidae
Genus Brachidontes
Species Brachidontes erosus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed


Country Australia
State / Province Tasmania
Locality Low Head (unlocalised)
Latitude -41.0583
Longitude 146.7894
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "GDA94"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 1000.0
Biome Terrestrial

Additional properties

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    Inferred associated occurrence details

    This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

    Representative Record
    Record UUID 11a39727-353a-4394-9c7a-4569a00d48ed
    Data Resource
    Raw Scientific Name Brachidontes erosus
    Coordinates -41.0583,146.7894
    Collector [Grove, S. Simon]
    Year 2004
    Month 11
    Day 12
    Related records
    Record UUID 6cb566bd-9995-4ed1-b83e-dbcdbf1f9a05
    Data Resource Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery provider for OZCAM
    Coordinates -41.0583,146.7894
    Collector [Grove, S.J.]
    Year 2004
    Month 11
    Day 12
    Comments Collectors were similar
    Coordinates were identical

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Low Head
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Low Head
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Low Head
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Low Head
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    NRM Regions 2010 North
    NRM Regions 2014 North
    NRM Regions 2015 North
    NRM Regions 2017 North NRM Region
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North NRM Region
    IBRA 6 Regions Flinders
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Flinders
    IBRA 7 Regions Furneaux
    IBRA 7 Subregions Flinders
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Tasmanian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated croplands
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (mild summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    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
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)
    Australian States and Territories Tasmania
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated George Town - Pt A
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 GEORGE TOWN COUNCIL
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) BASS
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BASS
    PSMA States (2016) TASMANIA
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Geological Regions of Australia Central Tasmania Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Jdtm
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Tasmanian Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Bass Coastal Platforms
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.7861
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.844
    Endemism 0.018926784
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.009046639
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2867
    Occurrence Density 140.75308 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 0.0 index
    Species Richness 17.864197 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.7471968
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.7218825
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.16313162
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 106.13083 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 190.42 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 45.79 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.31 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 77.60022 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 85.36439 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 70.12047 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 54.214584 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 26.15 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.9378895
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.64824736 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.51594925 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.5072894
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.06579294
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -0.96272194
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 78.845 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -51.91625 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -145.73 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 33.055 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 24.035 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 14.394167 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 5.065 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 18.13375 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 9.90625 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 17.065002 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 6.06 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 13.52 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 2.0049744 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.7349854 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 9.194977 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 8.227498 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.664978 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.0700073 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.460022 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 23.125 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 14.075001 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 709.2361 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 236.54167 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 119.013885 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 26.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 119.013885 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 21.097221 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 237.54167 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -31.677986 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -135.98224 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 14.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 6.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 20.990278 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 24.190279 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 4.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 49.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.990278 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 6.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 13.090279 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 17.070833 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.1194444 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 9.384722 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.113889 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 17.033333 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.47277778 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.0452777
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 22.190279 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 17.033333 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 9.433333 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 153.66873 km/day
    Wind run - month max 179.89847 km/day
    Wind run - month min 131.90288 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 3.325 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 2.2333333 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 3.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 4.0 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 3.0 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 4.0 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 2.6 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 1.7 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 1.7 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.06708203 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.63639605 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.06708203 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1387.7908 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 1.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.4854369 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.004071 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.39999998 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 6.97 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.37 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 6.0771 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.3 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.006 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.57 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.57 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.35 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 14.61 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.17 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 0.82 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature -4.9999997E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 11.509999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 18.48 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 14.806154 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.11057233 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 1.0805389 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.62673104
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.16313162
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 71.04791 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 19.15401 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.8738978 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -0.04015891 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 56.40579
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 14.681846
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 82.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.04 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 24.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies -10.58266 Gal
    Bulk density 1.3860577 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 126.353 kgC/ha
    Clay % 9.201923 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 0.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 209.09091 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 54.1 my
    Lithology - fertility 10.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 172.55 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 2.2369149 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 1.7331972 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -24.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.69777775
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.98
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.19
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.2609722
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 44.125
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.2609722
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 10890.8 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 77.03577 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 159.4781 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.3 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.958173
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 29.40244 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 1940.0485 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 14.20282 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 1.958173
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 2.0
    Topographic wetness index 0.7385173
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 151.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.18463 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 79.541664 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.9753949
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.85590434 degrees
    Topographic relief 24.92152 m
    Topographic roughness 0.0 %
    Topographic slope (%) 4.990865 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 262.86667 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 181.8 Day