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Occurrence record: Malacology:C.480489

PreservedSpecimen of Musculus (Modiolarca) cumingianus | Three-area Mussel recorded on 2013-05-11


Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution code Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection code Australian Museum Malacology Collection
Catalog number C.480489
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:1712154; urn:catalog:AM:Malacology:C.480489
Occurrence ID
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Ponder, Dr. Winston F. - Australian Museum - Malacology
Identified date 2015-2
Collector Hegedus, A.D. Alexandra|Australian Museum|Invertebrates, M. Marine
Supplied as "Hegedus, Ms Alexandra Danica - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates"
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
Sampling protocol by hand on SCUBA
Occurrence status present
Collection code Malacology
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2015-2
Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "good";


Identification remarks ecatalogue.IdeConfidence: "Curatorial"; ecatalogue.IdeSpecimenQuality: "good";
Collecting date 2013-05-11
Sampling protocol by hand on SCUBA
Date precision Day
Event ID


Scientific name Musculus (Modiolarca) cumingianus
Supplied scientific name "Musculus ulmus Iredale, 1936"
Taxon rank species
Common name Three-area Mussel
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Mytilida
Family Mytilidae
Genus Musculus
Species Musculus cumingianus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to Iredale, 1936
Accepted name usage Musculus ulmus Iredale, 1936


Country Australia
State / Province New South Wales
Latitude -35.25002
Longitude 150.54613
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality north of Ulladulla, east of Bendalong and Red Point
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "[MI NSW 4191] Australia, New South Wales, north of Ulladulla, east of Bendalong and Red Point (35° 15' 00" S, 150° 32' 46" E) 11/05/2013 - 11/05/2013, Hegedus, Ms Alexandra Danica - Australian Museum - Marine Invertebrates(Collector), by hand on SCUBA, Fi";
Coordinate precision 0.00001
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 100.0
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 150° 32' 46.1" E
Verbatim latitude 35° 15' 0.10" S

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2015/2/25
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 10m-100m

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    GER Illawarra to Shoalhaven GER Illawarra to Shoalhaven
    NRM Regions 2010 Southern Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 South East NSW
    NRM Regions 2015 South East NSW
    NRM Regions 2017 South East NSW
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) South East NSW
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South East NSW
    IMCRA 4 Regions Southeast Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Batemans Shelf
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Cooler end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates��
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 81
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 5.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.9825
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.0322
    Endemism 0.0097873695
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.011964328
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 12400.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.871936 index
    Species Richness 1671.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.6989014
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.3649646
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.34438747
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 144.98834 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 213.434 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 84.052 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.22 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.518 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.16 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 92.20617 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 47.198 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.73091364
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 1.1205806 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -1.741686 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 1.3497611
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.3666388
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 0.34822357
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 123.956 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -52.782166 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -139.93001 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 30.676003 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 24.59 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 15.909166 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 7.526 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 22.328667 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 13.535167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 17.37201 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 8.618 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 17.55 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.947998 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 2.0420227 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 9.865997 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 8.793498 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.6920166 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -2.5220032 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.6679993 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 25.99 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 18.322 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1165.5 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 251.5 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 13.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 220.5 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 21.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 320.5 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 29.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 344.5 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -42.6571 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -144.33849 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 9.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 12.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 24.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 7.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 38.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.1 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 14.0 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 16.8 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 17.55 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 7.6499996 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.7 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.6 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 13.25 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.08
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 25.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 20.75 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 18.0 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 321.9785 km/day
    Wind run - month max 352.29822 km/day
    Wind run - month min 290.29895 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 6.5018835 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 5.0583334 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 6.45 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 7.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 5.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 7.4 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 5.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 4.5 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 4.5 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.036055513 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.20124611 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.036055513 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1313.9956 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 2.0 km
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.17 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 5.91 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.21 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 4.6784 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.5 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity -0.003 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.78 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.61 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.53 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 18.55 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.44 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.62 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 4.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 15.599999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 21.51 100 x degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.10636241 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.99215657 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.68205607
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.8858794
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.34438747
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 79.64328 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 24.177336 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.2032186 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -0.2690177 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 61.385048
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 79.72915
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 30.994873
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 383.73956 Gal
    Bulk density 1.399819 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 117.345 kgC/ha
    Clay % 21.828054 %
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 6.25 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 100.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 65.5 my
    Lithology - fertility 3.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 32.75 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 1.5152113 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 1.8162413 log my
    Magnetic anomalies 158.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.75
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.99
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.99
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.31
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.45
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 29.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.51
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 9407.703 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 56.97952 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 105.688 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.9841629
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 19.46606 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 1300.0999 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 10.49473 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 1.1 m
    Soil pedality 1.9841629
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.0
    Topographic wetness index 3.055327
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity 39750.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 161.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.674 Weathering Intensity Index
    Averaged Topographic Relief 113.166664 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -7.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.99021924 degrees
    Topographic relief 0.0 m
    Topographic roughness 50.0 %
    Topographic slope (%) 1.490523 %
    Valley bottom % 6.25 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 3.460689
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0159 EVI
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1581 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 165.12903 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 167.4 Day