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Occurrence record: Marine Invertebrates:K4131

PreservedSpecimen of Plectaster decanus recorded on 1989-02-17

Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource South Australian Museum Australia provider for OZCAM
Institution code South Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "SAMA"
Collection code South Australian Museum Marine Invertebrates Collection
Catalog number K4131
Other catalog numbers ecatalogue.irn:389867
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:SAMA:MarineInvertebrates:K4131
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Dry Specimen
Identified by Zeidler, W
Identified date 1989-05-
Collector Zeidler|Gowlett-Holmes, W.|L, K.
Supplied as "Zeidler, W Gowlett-Holmes, K L"
Individual count 1
License CC-BY
Occurrence status present
Collection code Marine Invertebrates
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 1989-05
Supplied as 1989-05-

Event

Collecting date 1989-02-17
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:emu.sam.sa.gov.au:Event:33046

Taxonomy

Scientific name Plectaster decanus
Supplied scientific name "Plectaster decanus (Müller & Troschel, 1843)"
Taxon rank species
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Echinodermata
Class Asteroidea
Order Spinulosida
Family Echinasteridae
Genus Plectaster
Species Plectaster decanus
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed

Geospatial

Country Australia
State / Province South Australia
Latitude -36.935
Longitude 139.649
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality approx. 3 km WNW of Margaret Brock Reef Lighthouse, off Cape Jaffa
Minimum depth in meters 13.7
Maximum depth in meters 19.8
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 2000.0
Biome Marine
Verbatim longitude 139 38 56 E
Verbatim latitude 36 56 06 S

Additional properties

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dcterms:type PhysicalObject

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Coral Ecoregions South-east Australia
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    NRM Regions 2010 South East
    NRM Regions 2014 South East SA
    NRM Regions 2015 South East
    NRM Regions 2017 South East
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South East
    Biodiversity
    IMCRA 4 Regions Spencer Gulf Shelf Province
    IMCRA Meso-scale Bioregions Coorong
    Marine
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Geomorphology of the Australian Margin and adjacent seafloor Shelf
    Global Seagrass Species Richness (2003) 11.00000000
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Western Bassian
    States including coastal waters South Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    Territorial Sea Territorial Sea

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6104
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.985
    Endemism 0.035880733
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0023625589
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Occurrence Density 27.814816 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 1.0397208 index
    Species Richness 2.580247 frequency
    Distance
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 5407.5625 m
    Marspec Distance to Shore 4.0 km
    Hydrology
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Marine
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 1.167972 Pascals
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Salinity 0.32 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Range in Sea Surface Temperature 4.71 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Salinity 0.91999996 100 x psu
    Marspec Annual Variance in Sea Surface Temperature 2.4991999 10,000 x degrees C
    Marspec Bathymetric Slope 0.1 10 x degrees
    Marspec Concavity 0.001 1000 x degrees
    Marspec East/West Aspect 0.97999996 radians
    Marspec Maximum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.809998 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Salinity 35.61 100 x psu
    Marspec Mean Annual Sea Surface Temperature 15.17 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Minimum Monthly Sea Surface Salinity 35.489998 100 x psu
    Marspec North/South Aspect -0.19 1 x radians
    Marspec Plan Curvature 2.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Profile Curvature 1.0E-4 x 10000
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the coldest ice-free month 12.889999 100 x degrees C
    Marspec Sea Surface Temperature of the warmest ice-free month 17.6 100 x degrees C
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 15.273461 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.10133696 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 0.8632271 mg/m^3
    Topography
    Averaged Topographic Relief 26.416666 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -7.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.1883659 degrees