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Occurrence record: Invertebrates:F263148

PreservedSpecimen of Meridiastra calcar | Eight-arm seastar recorded on 1980-03-08

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 code Museums Victoria Marine Invertebrates Collection
Catalog number F263148
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations specimenNature=Whole;specimenForm=dry;storageMedium=dry
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Collection ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Owner institution code NMV
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Invertebrates
Institution ID NMV
Collection code Invertebrates
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 1980-03-08
Supplied date "1980-03-08T00:00:00;1980-03-09T00:00:00"
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Higher classification Echinodermata;Asteroidea;Valvatida;Asterinidae
Scientific name Meridiastra calcar
Supplied scientific name "Patiriella calcar (Lamarck, 1816)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Eight-arm seastar
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Valvatida
Family Asterinidae
Genus Meridiastra
Supplied as "Patiriella"
Species Meridiastra calcar
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Higher taxon match
The match is based on the higher level classification.
Name parse type wellformed
Scientific name authorship (Lamarck, 1816)
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia, Tasmania
Country Australia
State / Province Tasmania
Locality Naracoopa, King Island
Latitude -39.92
Longitude 144.13
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Naracoopa, King Island
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Marine

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    NRM Regions 2010 North West
    NRM Regions 2014 North West TAS
    NRM Regions 2015 North West
    NRM Regions 2017 North West NRM Region
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 North West NRM Region
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IMCRA 4 Regions Western Bass Strait Shelf Transition
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Otway
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated croplands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tasmania
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 KING ISLAND
    River Regions KING ISLAND
    Marine
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Plateau
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 4.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Western Bassian
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Dolomite (acidity) 2.0 t/ha
    Lime 5.0 t/ha
    Natural resource management expenditure - additional 1.0 $/ha
    Nitrogen 0.05488 t/ha
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.023799 t/ha
    Potassium 0.073298 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.315
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.7367
    Endemism 0.015148756
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.01238266
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4126
    Occurrence Density 6.814815 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.270128 index
    Species Richness 2.8148148 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.896591
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 1.9821943
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.19982933
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 103.916664 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 174.23 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 55.6 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.39 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 87.66946 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month max relative 3pm 89.16073 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Humidity - month min relative 3pm 85.76861 %
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 69.56416 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 30.44 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1382372
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 0.9477741 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -0.8650538 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.35292298
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.13749734
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season -1.81755
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 111.24 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -34.3525 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -136.01999 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min 54.61 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 24.44 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 14.246667 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 4.93 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 17.380833 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 11.101666 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 13.01001 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 8.59 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 13.73 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.6600037 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 1.2799988 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 7.4400024 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 6.279165 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.130005 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -1.5 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 5.0599976 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 21.6 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 14.16 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.4578148
    Aridity index - month max 3.4683936
    Aridity index - month min 0.23345047
    Evaporation - annual mean 91.22658 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - month max 171.23991 mm
    Evaporation - month min 33.390274 mm
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.37 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 88.40738 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 86.70708 %
    Humidity - month max relative 91.591934 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 88.13202 %
    Humidity - month min relative 85.052185 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 85.056915 %
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 904.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (log) seasonality index -0.10723424
    Precipitation - annual mean 85.82898 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.8789761
    Precipitation - annual seasonality ratio 0.53150916
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 340.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 39.97604 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 8.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 124.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.0120189
    Precipitation - max difference between successive months 1.0914716 mm/day
    Precipitation - min difference between successive months -1.0586798 mm/day
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 38.0 mm
    Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 0.38338038
    Precipitation - spring or autumn (log) season 0.0021542534
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.011970944
    Precipitation - summer or winter (log) season -0.19120668
    Precipitation - summer or winter season -1.5974529
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 124.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 133.83456 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 30.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 342.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -5.397595 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -131.26387 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month min 94.840805 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 14.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 6.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 22.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 24.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 4.7 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - max month precipitation modified 24.302395 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 13.815566 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - min month precipitation modified 4.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 51.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 21.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 6.3 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 15.809999 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 13.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 9.695 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 13.859589 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 13.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 7.18 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 7.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coolest month max 12.21 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 6.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.5 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.47 %
    Temperature - max absolute mean max 36.0 degrees C
    Temperature - max difference in max 1.6000061 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max difference in min 1.3899841 degrees C/day
    Temperature - max month diurnal range 7.4200134 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual absolute mean min 3.2109375 degrees C
    Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 6.1150055 degrees C
    Temperature - min absolute mean min 3.3158662E-13 degrees C
    Temperature - min difference in max -2.3399963 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min difference in min -1.4899902 degrees C/day
    Temperature - min month diurnal range 4.8399963 degrees C
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 19.83 degrees C
    Temperature - month mean absolute max 29.585938 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.8
    Temperature - warmest month min 12.76 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 20.9 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 16.5 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 10.7 degrees C
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 0.07769331 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - annual mean 9am 0.14638627 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 0.23564744 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month max 9am 0.23564744 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 0.03567326 KPa
    Vapour pressure deficit - month min 9am 0.090263605 KPa
    Wind run - annual mean 181.69263 km/day
    Wind run - month max 203.44688 km/day
    Wind run - month min 159.54689 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 3.7166667 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 2.6325152 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 3.75 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 4.2 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 3.3 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 4.2 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 3.1 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 2.0 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 2.0 m/s
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.03 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.01 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.25455844 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.03 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1471.2964 m
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 14.931902 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.094165176 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.72710377 mg/m^3
    Social
    Age 41.5 years
    Age - prime group 26.8 Count
    Disadvantaged 995.782 points (mean=1000)
    Education - degrees 8.6 %
    Education - vocational training 27.9 %
    Employment 29.7 %
    Home ownership 62.8 %
    Income - high 26.6 %
    Income - low 15.0 %
    Internet 44.6 %
    Population - change -0.7 count
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 1.5 people/km^2
    Unemployment rate 1.7 %
    Work force - older 28.5 Count
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.6875709
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.90000004
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.19982933
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 65.68198 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 16.424873 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -0.7220903 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 61.881382
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 17.984638
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 6.5857377 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 53.289 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 448.9618 Gal
    Bulk density 1.6291791 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon - organic 21.016066 %
    Carbon store pre-European 167.4451 kgC/ha
    Clay % 14.270896 %
    Crop factor - annual mean 0.76659095
    Crop factor - month max 0.9
    Crop factor - month min 0.31463337
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 100.0 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 47.090908 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 458.0 my
    Lithology - fertility 6.0 index
    Lithology - mean age 771.0 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 2.8870544 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 2.6608655 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -37.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.75
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 1.0
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.21
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.3
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 39.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.32
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 14059.58 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 84.32562 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 130.6647 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 2.6661692
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 24.08002 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 2110.078 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 15.54025 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 2.6661692
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.0
    Topographic wetness index 6.238162
    Unreliable water retention parameters 35.454548
    Water deficit - month max 66.83826 mm
    Water deficit - month mean 11.998074 mm
    Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 88.0 mm
    Water potential - annual mean -0.5127891 MPa
    Water potential - month max -2.8643754E-14 MPa
    Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    Water stress index - annual mean 68.99318
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Water stress index - month min 28.317
    Water surplus - annual mean 22.828497 mm
    Water surplus - month max 98.74019 mm
    Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.27784 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 26.583334 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec 0.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.0
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.3089186 degrees
    Topographic relief 68.51292 m
    Topographic roughness 64.19833 %
    Topographic slope (%) 4.746341 %
    Valley bottom % 0.0 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.0
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.0521 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 20.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.4 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2101 NDVI
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 231.4 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 142.71428 Day