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Occurrence record: MO:S29483

PreservedSpecimen of Tridacna (Chametrachea) maxima | Great Clam

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection Western Australian Museum Mollusc Collection
Supplied collection code "MO"
Catalogue Number S29483
Other catalogue numbers 972-83
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Identified by Whisson, C.S.
Identified date 2007-01-01
Collector Staff, W.A.M.
Supplied as "WAM Staff"
Individual count 1 pair
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2007-01-01

Event

Collecting date Year: 1982, Month: , Day:
Supplied as year:1982 
Date precision Not Supplied

Taxonomy

Scientific name Tridacna (Chametrachea) maxima
Taxon rank species
Common name Great Clam
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Mollusca
Class Bivalvia
Order Cardiida
Supplied as "Veneroida"
Family Cardiidae
Genus Tridacna
Species Tridacna maxima
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Subfamily Tridacninae

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Western Australia
Habitat Marine
Latitude -17.3333
Longitude 119.3500
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Minimum elevation in metres -2
Maximum elevation in metres -2
Island Clerke Reef
Island group Rowley Shoals
Coordinate precision Unknown
Location according to Egaz
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 119°21`00"E
Verbatim latitude 17°20`00"S

Additional properties

column34 Bivalvia

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    Incomplete collection date Warning
    Occurrence status assumed to be present Warning
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Basis of record not supplied Passed
    Basis of record badly formed Passed
    Invalid collection date Passed
    Missing name of person who identified the specimen/observation Passed
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    Data are generalised Passed
    Collection code not recognised Passed
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    Invalid scientific name Passed
    Name not in national checklists Passed
    Decimal coordinates not supplied Passed
    Min and max altitude reversed 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
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    Country inferred from coordinates Passed
    Supplied coordinates centre of state Passed
    Coordinates centre of country Passed
    Missing geodetic datum Passed
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions Rowley Shoals
    CAPAD 2010 Marine Rowley Shoals
    CAPAD 2012 Marine Rowley Shoals
    CAPAD 2014 Marine Rowley Shoals
    CAPAD 2016 Marine Rowley Shoals
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Northwest Transition
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Reef
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 3.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF BROOME
    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 0.028711155
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.08484698
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Occurrence Density 3224.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.8557267 index
    Species Richness 777.0 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 215978.81 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 293.0 km
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.006538 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.37 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.3399997 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 1.7099999 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.4219 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.0 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.0 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect -0.01 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.98 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 34.77 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 27.609999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 34.61 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect 1.0 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 0.0 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 24.98 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 29.32 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 28.01216 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.05718988 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.33764428 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 248.625 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec -36.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.09147803 degrees